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

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-19 10:00:15 CET

On 1/18/07, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@red-bean.com> 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 them five years ago, but they're out of date now -- we should probably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.

Newer RedHat systems seem to have switched to the same practice as
Debian (namely to rip RPATH out of binaries, automatically linking
against installed libs), so the problem probably has only been
aggrevated.

(Older RH systems didn't do this.)

bye,

Erik.

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