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Re: [PATCH] Ability to disable automatic WC upgrades from configure.

From: Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick_at_reloco.com.ar>
Date: 2006-07-11 01:48:44 CEST

>>> This was discussed when the code was added:
>>>
>>> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2006-04/0326.shtml
>>>
>>> Is it a good idea to make it user visible? Why is it "useful for
>>> development"?
>>>
>> It's useful for having the stable version alongside the trunk version
>> without accidentally making WCs unusable for the former. Any user
>> could want to have a trunk development to peep wht's going on in
>> Subversion, or for developing his own subversion client, or
>> whatever.
>>
> That explains why SVN_DISABLE_WC_UPGRADE is useful, I'm not arguing
> against that. Why do you need a specific configure option? Why is
> the general method of setting compiler flags not enough?
>
>
>> Compiling users are a special kind of "end users".
>>
>> Anyway, it's as useful as --enable-debug, --enable-gprof, which should
>> be removed if you want to be consistent with your view.
>>
>
> I'd get rid of those too :)
>

Ok, is a matter of opinion. I'd put it, but it's not so important. I can
live with my modified configure.in =).

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