What Mark proposes to do is great, but at the same time, I think
there's nothing wrong with our downloads page linking to several
alternatives for each operating system... as long as the text is clear
about the "comprehensiveness" of each volunteer-produced package.
So yeah, why not send a patch to the web page, DJ?
On 3/29/07, D. J. Hagberg <email@example.com> wrote:
> Ben/Mark --
> I'd be happy to have my binaries linked from the subversion download
> page, but agree that they are not what could be called a "general
> purpose" installation. My binaries are /only/ the statically linked
> executables, no shared libs or bindings that could be used by Eclipse users.
> Perhaps links to
> Mac OS X: http://www.uncc.org/svntools/clients/macosx/
> Linux: http://www.uncc.org/svntools/clients/linux/
> Solaris: http://www.uncc.org/svntools/clients/solaris/
> Should I just submit a patch to that web page in the subversion source?
> -=- D. J.
> Mark Phippard wrote:
> > On 3/29/07, *Ben Collins-Sussman* <firstname.lastname@example.org
> > <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> > Seeing as how the Metissian OSX binaries only go up to svn 1.3,
> > wouldn't it be nice to our users to add a link to D.J.'s 1.4 binaries
> > on our 'downloads' page? A lot of OSX users are asking about why
> > there are no 1.4 binary links on the site...
> > We have been working with someone in the community to provide hosting
> > for this on openCollabNet as well. I will check into the progress, For
> > me an issue is that Metissian used to provide JavaHL in their package
> > and a lot of Subclipse users relied on it. The packages I have seen
> > available for OS X, such as those from Martin Ott do not include it.
> > Anyway, I have been working to get CollabNet to provide a project space,
> > and bandwidth to host this for users that are willing to provide the
> > binaries. We will also soon have Solaris client and server binaries
> > available as part of our "official" binaries.
> > --
> > Thanks
> > Mark Phippard
> > http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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