On 8.1.2013 21:28, Ben Reser wrote:
> I think flat out the problem is that building on Windows is just a
> pain. I remember it took me several days to get a working build
> environment so I could be the last signature on 1.6.19. Unfortunately
> I can't be the last vote on the more recent releases because I've been
> the RM.
> There are several possible solutions to this problem.
> 1) We could lower the votes required for Windows. It seems like we...
> 2) I could stop RM'ing. That throws another person in the pool of...
> 3) WANdisco has non-committers building and testing the release...
> 4) One of the major problems with building Subversion on Windows is...
> 5) We could rewrite the build system to use something like CMake in...
> I expect the decision we make will be some combination of the above,
> not just one of these choices.
6) You could create a VM appliance (with a dedicated maintainer), that
anyone (of the testers) could download and know it contains everything
necessary to build Subversion and run the tests. Unless the point of
providing the signatures is making sure that Subversion builds on a
variety Windows systems...
Received on 2013-01-09 07:33:34 CET
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