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Re: Apache Subversion 1.8.5 released

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:09:01 -0500

On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 8:06 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 7:26 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
> wrote:
> > Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote on Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 21:17:11 -0500:
> >> I've gone ahead and updated, and casually tested, my published RHEL 6
> >> compatible RPM building tools with a new 1.8.5 tag at:
> >>
> >> https://github.com/nkadel/subversion-1.8.x-srpm/tree/1.8.5-0.1
> >
> > Perhaps these should be linked to from
> http://subversion.apache.org/packages?
>
> I'd welcome that. They don't contain binary RPM's, partly because I'm
> not in a good position to run a secure binary repository with GPG keys
> and fully controlled build environments. But they're very useful RPM
> building toolkits for developers, and I've sent notes to RHEL and
> Fedora about issues I've found.. I've also submitted them to Repoforge
> in the past: looks like time to update those rquests.
>

I think it would be very confusing to include this with our binary
packages. This is not a binary package so why would it belong on that list?

Wouldn't it make more sense to add a section to INSTALL that points to this
along with appropriate instructions for using it? Even if that just says
to read the current README?

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2013-11-27 17:09:33 CET

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