Where to ask for help compiling svn on windows?
From: Cooke, Mark <mark.cooke_at_siemens.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2014 15:07:25 +0000
Where is the best place to get help compiling subversion (on windows 7)? Is it OK to post to the dev list or should I ask here first?
Specifically, I am trying to build subversion on windows 7 using Visual Studio 2012. I have got so far (I think I have httpd building OK with OpenSSL for example, I can run up httpd and connect to the server), but the libsvn_client_dll project is failing with:
LNK1181: cannot open input file 'D:\svn\src\Release\subversion\libsvn_ra\libsvn_ra-1.lib'
When I check for libsvn_ra-1.lib I can only find `d:\svn\src\release\subversion\libsvn_ra\svn_ra-1.lib` so it looks like the project files are wrong or I am missing something.
I built the project files using:
gen-make.py -t vcproj --vsnet-version=2012 --with-httpd=D:\svn\httpd --with-openssl=d:\svn\httpd\srclib\openssl --with-serf=d:\svn\serf --with-sqlite=d:\svn\sqlite --with-swig=c:\programs\swig --with-zlib=d:\svn\zlib
...and then tried to build the __ALL_TESTS__ target in (Win32) Release mode.
For background I have been following a combination of:
I have also seen  Ben's perl script but I am not familiar enough with perl to understand the script, and the build VM has no internet connection to connect to repos etc.
Any help appreciated!
~ Mark C
P.S. I am currently using Strawberry Perl (rather than ActiveState Perl), is that likely to be an issue?
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