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

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-18 18:26:22 CEST

Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:

> 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.

I thought that Subversion compiles on 64-bit systems just fine? If not,
you should report that to them!

> 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.

What changes were needed for VS2005? I can't imagine that there are so
many incompatibilities between VS2003 and VS2005?

> 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.

Just send the patches. I can't of course commit the patches to the other
libs, but for TSVN I will include them as long as I still can compile it
with VS2003.

> 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".

No problem. Just send it here for reviewing.

> 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.

Would you volunteer to provide a 64-bit installer for every release too?
Since I can't do it myself, we have to find someone who can do it.


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