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Re: Making the Windows Build Easier

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:48:48 -0700

On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 10:24 AM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> Have you seen:
>
> https://github.com/brainy/subversion-windeps

No I had not. I'd known that you'd done some work but didn't realize
you'd gotten so far.

I'm not sure which approach is better. I see that you've given
yourself standard Unix tools. I went with Perl since I could get away
without having them. I was also trying to keep the required
dependencies to use it down to a minimum.

Both of us appear to want to be able to look for things in bin,
include and lib dirs, which the build system doesn't really want to do
at current.

> I haven't had time to expand on that but I certainly intend to make time
> during 1.9 development. It'll mean making considerable changes to our
> Windows build generator (mainly removing a bunch of assumptions), but
> that's all for the better.

Yup, part of the reason my packaged up output is so big is I'm
shipping a lot of crap I don't want to because of the assumptions of
the build system.
Received on 2013-04-14 19:49:23 CEST

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