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Re: [PATCH] Add RISC OS to FAQ Subversion OSes

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-09-05 22:46:56 CEST

If we list RISC OS, should we list Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, IRIX as well?
How about every flavor of BSD? :-)

On 9/5/07, Jack Repenning <jrepenning@collab.net> wrote:
> A user pointed out (to the feedback@tigris.org address) that
> Subversion has also been ported to RISC OS, and the FAQ doesn't
> mention that. The fix would be trivial, of course:
>
> > svn diff faq.html
> Index: faq.html
> ===================================================================
> --- faq.html (revision 26470)
> +++ faq.html (working copy)
> @@ -346,7 +346,7 @@
> <h3>What operating systems does Subversion run
> on?</h3>
>
> -<p>All modern flavors of Unix, Win32, BeOS, OS/2, MacOS X.</p>
> +<p>All modern flavors of Unix, Win32, BeOS, OS/2, MacOS X, RISC OS.</p>
>
> <p>Subversion is written in ANSI C and uses APR, the <a
> href="http://apr.apache.org">Apache Portable Runtime</a> library, as a
>
> (also attached as a patch file).
>
> But is that the Right Thing To Do? I'd hate to see that line become
> a dumping ground for port claims. It also occurs to me that it
> appears to imply that MacOS X is not a "modern flavor of Unix," which
> I would challenge. (RISC OS is arguably less-than-modern, though, so
> maybe substituting the one for the other is the right idea?)
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> > From: "Richardson, Adam" <Adam.Richardson@environment-agency.gov.uk>
> > Date: September 5, 2007 4:40:44 AM PDT
> > To: <feedback@tigris.org>
> > Subject: Subversion OSes
> > Reply-To: feedback@tigris.org
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > For completeness:
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#portability
> >
> > subversion has also been ported to RISC OS (see under "Version
> > Control" at http://www.cp15.org/ )
> >
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