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From Johan Corveleyn <jcor...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New 1.7 release due to VS 2015 build issue
Date Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:43:34 GMT
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 ...

-- 
Johan

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