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

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2007-01-18 23:29:40 CET

On Thu, 18 Jan 2007, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> 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 them five years ago, but they're out of date now -- we should probably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.
>

I've always had problems with this but I haven't re-verified within the
last 6-8 months.

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