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Re: svn commit: r30864 - in trunk/contrib/server-side/svnstsw: . conf doc doc/man include include/svnstsw src

From: Richard Hansen <rhansen_at_bbn.com>
Date: Thu, 01 May 2008 13:43:41 -0400

Karl Fogel wrote:
> epg_at_google.com writes:
>> rhansen_at_tigris.org writes:
>>> Added:
>>> trunk/contrib/server-side/svnstsw/ (props changed)
>>> trunk/contrib/server-side/svnstsw/AUTHORS
>>> trunk/contrib/server-side/svnstsw/COPYING
>>> trunk/contrib/server-side/svnstsw/INSTALL
>>> trunk/contrib/server-side/svnstsw/Makefile.am
>>> trunk/contrib/server-side/svnstsw/NEWS
>>> trunk/contrib/server-side/svnstsw/README
>>> trunk/contrib/server-side/svnstsw/autogen.sh (contents, props changed)
>>
>> Whoa there! Greg Stein worked hard to free us of the hell that
>> is automake, long ago. Why is it not only creeping back in, but
>> in the form of a second build system? Our existing build system
>> supports building in contrib; see svnmucc.
>>
>> -0 (not -1 only because it's contrib)
>
> In his initial posts, Richard said he plans to integrate svnstsw into
> the Subversion build system; the junk above is temporary. Maybe he
> should have reiterated this in the log message, to save you (and others)
> an alarm, though :-).

Yes, I should have -- sorry about that.

I wasn't aware that automake was such a hot-button topic. May I ask
what the motivation was for removing automake? I'm a relatively
inexperienced developer and it would be nice to avoid known problems in
future projects.

-Richard

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