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From Branko ─îibej <br...@wandisco.com>
Subject Re: New 1.7 release due to VS 2015 build issue
Date Wed, 12 Aug 2015 08:10:04 GMT
On 12.08.2015 09:43, Johan Corveleyn wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 11:18 PM, Stefan <luke1410@posteo.de> wrote:
>> Hi John,
>>
>> Op 11-aug.-2015 16:37 schreef "Stefan Fuhrmann"
>> <stefan.fuhrmann@wandisco.com>:
>>> On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 3:40 AM, Stefan <luke1410@posteo.de> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I'm wondering whether it would be reasonable to release another
>>>> 1.7-build.
>>>>
>>>> 1.7.21 added support to build 1.7 using Visual Studio 2015. However there
>>>> seemed to have been an oversight with neon, which misses the
>>>> platformtoolset-setting in the project file  (see: [PATCH] Fix SVN 1.7 build
>>>> issues with VS >2010).
>>>>
>>>> This leads to a linker issue, when u try to build SVN 1.7 out of the box
>>>> using VS >= 2013.
>>>>
>>>> In the light of 1.7 no longer being supported it still might be a good
>>>> idea to release a final 1.7 build so at least the stated VS 2015 is not
>>>> broken forever for 1.7.
>>>>
>>>> If it's going to be released, then I'd also propose to apply the
>>>> correctness-patch (see: [PATCH] correct ToolsVersion in VS project files)
>>>> which also corrects the ToolsVersion-parameter for VS >= 2013.
>>>
>>> I fine with canning 1.7.22 in favor of a "truly golden" 1.7.23.
>>> After all, we rolled 1.7.22 for a similar reason not because
>>> of actual user code breakage.
>>>
>>> That said, it may require extra testing effort on Windows
>>> (at least testing that vs2015 and vs2013 work) and I'd
>>> rather have our Windows devs comment on that.
>>>
>>> -- Stefan^2.
>> I can test on vs2013. If necessary I can also upgrade my environment to vs
>> 2015, but I'd prefer to keep 2013 for now (and I don't think I can use them
>> both alongside each other).
>>
>> Just so you know: Using VS 2015 and VS 2013 alongside one another is
>> supported and works quite well (have it running here too -- actually I've
>> set up VS 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2015 all on the same machine).
>>
>> Regards,
>> Stefan
>>
> Oh, ok, great. Thanks for letting me know.
>
> Then I might be able to test them both, if that's desired. That is, if
> there is consensus on making a 1.7.23, and someone does the RM bits
> for that ...

It's up to you guys who have Windows environments to speak up here. :)

I can do the RM bits for 1.7.23 once we have the fixes and backports
lined up.

-- Brane

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