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Re: Hacking on svn w/o "cleanup"? Possible?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-01-18 23:00:58 CET

On 1/18/07, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:

> But no, you don't have to blow away your entire installation to develop,
> by any means. Those instructions were probably useful when Karl wrote
> them five years ago, but they're out of date now -- we should probably
> update them (patches welcome!).

They were written by Karl, because on certain versions of Debian and
BSD, the behavior was 'make' was preposterous: the system libtool
would link against *installed* libsvn* libraries, instead of the ones
freshly built in the tree.

For most systems, there's no issue with this.

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