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Re: Making the Windows Build Easier

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2013 20:21:06 +0200

On 14.04.2013 20:18, Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 1:48 PM, Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Apr 14, 2013 at 10:24 AM, Branko ─îibej <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.
> I am not sure where he keeps it, but Bert has an msbuild script that
> does everything as well. I believe the only thing you needed to have
> installed was a recent Windows SDK and it used the compiler from that.
> I do not recall how he handled different bindings, but I recall the
> script could even build Python from source so you did not need any of
> it installed.

I've seen the MSBuild script, but I found it way too complicated to
support in our code base. A matter of taste, I suppose.

-- Brane

Branko ─îibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2013-04-14 20:21:41 CEST

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