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Re: [TSVN] Running 64 bit prototype of TSVN 1.2.1 built with VS2005

From: Joseph Galbraith <galb_at_vandyke.com>
Date: 2005-08-18 15:40:51 CEST

My 64-bit porting experience tells me that many of the
changes you had to make are probably the right thing
to do whether or not we are supporting 64-bits...

I would think that, for example, we can probably get
the changes to work with VS2005 32 bit integrated
into the main repository. (Many of them are probably
C++ draft compliance issues if my experience is any
guide.)

For those that SteveKing doesn't think he can maintain
due to the lack of a 64-bit platform to test and develop
on, perhaps he would consent to creating a 64 bit branch
in the TSVN repository.

I would also definitely submit your patches to the subversion
team as well...

I'm eager to see this beast!

Thanks for your work,

Joseph

Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:
> Hi dev,
>
> what failed about one year ago has now been accomplished.
> After four very intense days, I got everything compiled and
> linked with VS2005 Beta2 and finally I got a working 64 bit
> shell integration today. Porting SVN 1.2.1 has been part of
> that procedure.
>
> It may be interesting to notice that the changes required to
> get a working VS2005 32 bit compilation took more time than
> the actual 64 bit port afterwards.
>
> Since SteveKing recently told the list that he considers a
> switch to the new VS version when it is out, I think I should
> post the patches during the next days. It will take some time
> to separate the changes according to their risk etc. There
> are numerous patches required for other SVN and external
> libs, too.
>
> Moreover, I would like to create written build instruction bundled
> with a large sets of patches (> 100 files changed). When stored
> in the TSVN repository, 64 bit enthusiasts may use it as a basis
> for their experiments and may even send patches for it. Of course,
> it will also be a source of "inspiration" once the port is done
> "for real".
>
> Please note, that the result is FAR FROM PRODUCTION
> QUALITY. SteveKing already made clear that he cannot and
> will not spend effort on the 64 bit port (as of now). So, my
> intention is just to share what I have learned and to save others
> some working hours somewhere in the future.
>
> Any feedback is greatly appreciated.
> Stefan.
>
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