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Re: Size of TSVN msi installer, need your opinion

From: Alexander Iljin <ajsoft_at_yandex.ru>
Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2015 11:18:25 +0300

<div>Why not do a temporary hack and put all the *necessary* runtime libraries in the TSVN installation folder? You could get rid of them in an upgrade.</div><div> </div><div>13.09.2015, 04:46, "Josh Kelley" &lt;joshkel_at_gmail.com&gt;:</div><blockquote type="cite"><div>On Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 5:03 AM, Stefan Küng <span>&lt;<a href="mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com" target="_blank">tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br /><div><div><blockquote style="margin:0 0 0 0.8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex;">Link everything statically and have the msi use almost 40MB for a download?<br /> Or go back to linking dynamically to the c-runtime, but not include the<br /> merge modules (as I said: they're broken). That would require that all<br /> users install the c-runtime distributable manually. If the runtime is<br /> not installed, then TSVN would throw errors and would not start.<br /> <br /> Opinions?</blockquote><div> </div><div>I would vote for requiring that the distributable be installed manua
lly.<br /><br /></div><div>Honestly, thanks to fast Internet connections and bloated software, I don't think I'd notice if TortoiseSVN got big because of static linking, so I wouldn't complain if you went that route, but it seems ugly from a technical perspective.<br /><br /></div><div>Josh Kelley</div></div></div></div></blockquote><div> </div><div> </div><div>---=====---</div><div>Александр</div><div> </div>


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