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Re: Renaming svn-bench to svnbench

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:48:04 +0300

On 10 February 2015 at 14:07, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> Stefan Fuhrmann wrote on Sun, Feb 08, 2015 at 18:46:51 +0100:
>> Con:
>> - some people have seen the tool and may have used it
>> with its current name
>>
>> Neutral:
>> * renames have happened in the past (e.g. mucc -> svnmucc)
>
> For svnmucc, we add a symlink from the old location in Makefile.in:
>
> if test "$(DESTDIR)$(bindir)" != "$(DESTDIR)$(toolsdir)"; then \
> ln -sf $(bindir)/svnmucc$(EXEEXT) $(DESTDIR)$(toolsdir)/svnmucc$(EXEEXT); \
> fi
>
> So you could do something similar for this rename.
I think that distro packagers who made unofficially released tool part
of they package could do this, but we should not add a symlink in
Subversion core.

-- 
Ivan Zhakov
Received on 2015-02-10 12:48:50 CET

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