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Re: svn on mainframe

From: Dan Poirier <poirier_at_pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 16:50:35 -0500

>>>>> "Mark" == Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> writes:

    Mark> I'd start by seeing if you can get Apache 2.x for z/OS.
    Mark> Subversion must have the Apache Portable Runtime libraries to
    Mark> work. So the first effort of porting Subversion to any OS, is
    Mark> to get APR working. If someone has already done that, then
    Mark> that is your starting point. Subversion has a lot of other
    Mark> dependencies. If you want to build a client, you are going to
    Mark> also need things like Neon or Serf ported, as well as OpenSSL
    Mark> and zlib.

That's what I was thinking. I'm on a team that builds and sells a
version of Apache 2.2 on z/OS (as "IBM HTTP Server") and we still
couldn't get subversion going. I don't think it's subversion's fault;
autoconf, libtool, etc are not well supported on z/OS. Oh, and there's
no python, which subversion seems to want during builds (if memory
serves; it's been a while).

Received on 2010-01-21 22:55:42 CET

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