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RE: Windows build still requires apr-util?

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:22:00 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Reser [mailto:ben_at_reser.org]
> Sent: woensdag 13 maart 2013 18:14
> To: Branko ─îibej
> Cc: dev_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Windows build still requires apr-util?
> On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 6:59 AM, Branko ─îibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
> wrote:
> > Nor should you even try to, IMO. There comes a time when it ceases to
> > make any sense to support an old compiler that's been EOL-d a while ago,
> > especially since free versions of newer compilers are available.
> >
> > I would support removing the .dsp generator completely.
> +1, it's old and broke and better to not exist. If it's there someone
> is likely to try to use it.

If we remove this support, I would recommend also removing the VS 2002 (aka .Net) and 2003 support. Those versions are mostly unused these days while 6.0 still has a group of supporters that doesn't want to upgrade to anything newer.

If our NMake support still works (I never used it), I would recommend that users of these old versions of Visual Studio use that, if they want to build subversion using those tools.

Received on 2013-03-13 18:22:42 CET

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