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Re: SASL for ra_svn on Windows

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-26 15:18:00 CEST

On 5/26/07, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
[snip]
> Also remember that such situations are called "dll hell" - It'which
> means they usually don't happen on the devs computer. Otherwise the s
> hell because you get problems which are hard to diagnose, often don't
> happen immediately but after some time (after users install other tools
> and don't have any problems until they run your app again) and of course
> don't happen on all machines but "just a few". But if you have enough
> users, those "few" can ruin many days and weekends.

I agree that the one-shared-installation could be a problem. In
theory, it should be fine, but in practice (at least on Windows which
is victim to lots of crap installers) it almost never is. And that
doesn't include any potential crt issues.

I've only looked at the sasl code a bit, but it didn't look like it
would be too hard to patch it to probe relative paths before looking
for the 'default' install or something like that.

Would that work for TSVN or do you have another suggestion?

I think sasl is going to be a great feature and want to help make sure
it works well if I can.

DJ

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