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Re: INSTALL references tigris locations for bdb and libintl

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 08:57:39 -0400

On 10/11/2011 06:05 PM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> INSTALL links to subversion.tigris.org for downloading the BDB and
> libintl binaries.
> What should we do with those links? Do we continue to maintain those
> files on subversion.tigris.org, or on archive.apache.org, or somewhere
> else?

We "continue to maintain" them in that they remain hosted. It's not like
BDB 4.4 and 4.3 are changing over time.

That said, if the state of the Subversion-Building-on-Windows art has
progressed to the point where mere mortals can actually pull this off using
their own source downloads of Berkeley DB, then we can probably drop these
references. BDB is at version 5.2 these days, with 4.8 being the last of
the 4.x series.

> (Also, if the links are out of date we could drop them, but I don't
> think that's the case?)

If we keep the BDB-related links, we should replace them with the following
more-precise URL:


C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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