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Re: [PATCH] Add platform information to user agent string

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 22:40:30 +0400

On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 9:04 PM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>
> On 02.11.2012 17:30, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 5:12 PM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> >> On 02.11.2012 12:36, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 2:04 AM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> >>> [..]
> >>>> The sysinfo bits have static (build-time) info and dynamic (runtime)
> >>>> info. Presumably the only difference will be noticing when you're
> >>>> running the program on a different "size" of OS, e.g., running 32-bit
> >>>> code on a 64-bit OS (hopefully in some compatibility mode).
> >>>>
> >>>> For the purpose of user agent strings, the host triplet exposed in the
> >>>> #define in svn_private_config.h should be more than good enough.
> >>>>
> >>> I agree that using autoconf to collect OS type is much better. But I
> >>> think we should use $target, instead of $host for user-agent to
> >>> support cross compile scenarios. Also I've checked $target_os for our
> >>> build bots and their values are:
> >>> * OpenBSD: 'i386-unknown-openbsd5.0' ($target_os = 'openbsd5.0',
> >>> $target_vendor='unknown')
> >>> * Centos: 'x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu' ($target_os='linux-gnu';
> >>> $target_vendor='redhat')
> >>> * Ubuntu: ''x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu'' ($target_os=''linux-gnu'';
> >>> $target_vendor='unknown')
> >>>
> >>> I've also googled for different autoconf outputs:
> >>> * MacOS: 'x86_64-apple-darwin11.2.0'
> >>> * cygwin: 'i686-pc-cygwin'
> >>> * mingw: 'i686-pc-mingw32'
> >>>
> >>> We can use all $target triplet in user-agent or just $target_os. I
> >>> have no opinion on this matter. Any thoughts?
> >> I considered that, but our build scripts very definitely do not support
> >> cross-compiling. So anyone who tries that and succeeds can easily add
> >> another line to the already-huge patch that made cross-compiling possible.
> >>
> > Well, it seems our scripts actually supports cross compiling :) On
> > Windows: you can build x86 binaries on x64 platform or vice versa.
>
> Yes, but I hardly think that has anything to do with autoconf and
> config.guess ... :)
>
Anyway I'm going to add SVN_BUILD_TARGET to both autoconf and Windows
build stuff and use it user-string.

--
Ivan Zhakov
Received on 2012-11-02 19:41:22 CET

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