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Re: Windows build 1.4.4 - one test failing ?

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-08 21:48:17 CEST

On 6/8/07, eg <egoots@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ahh... good to know... another of the gotchas when building under
> windows with vs2005.
> - like having to patch Apache 2.0x to use zlib 1.2.3 (yeah I know... not svn)
> - and having to hand edit the neon make files because of extra quotes
> (yeah I know... not svn)
> - and having to use a different masm manually cause the vs2005 isn't
> compatible when building zlib (or building without the asm option)
> (yeah I know... not svn)
> - I think there may have been something else but my mind is still numb ;-)
> It would be very helpful to add some things to install to save others
> future grief.
> I just came across your thread from
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2006-06/0961.shtml where you conclude
> that "the moral is if you build with VC2005, you should build
> everything with it"... (perhaps a link to building other deps like
> intl3_svn too).

Yes, I wish I'd had something like that as well...feel free to submit
a patch to INSTALL. :) If I had the time, I'd go through the whole
she-bang from scratch and carefully document everything you have to do
for both VC6 and VS2005....but I don't think that will happen anytime

As you implied (I think), Subversion itself builds and works fine with
VS2005. The dependencies are often hit and miss in their support for
Windows, though, let alone VS2005 -- which is where the headache in
building Subversion on Windows is. Once you have the dependencies in
place, it's trivial to build Subversion with VC6 or VS2005.


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