[Box Backup] Working instructions to compile Box Backup Trunk under Cygwin
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Tue Apr 7 22:15:25 BST 2009
Sorry for the delay in replying, I was travelling and somehow managed to
miss your message.
On Mon, 30 Mar 2009, Achim wrote:
>>>> I have always installed Cygwin using the default "Unix line ending"
>>>> configuration. I wonder if you did the same? If not, perhaps that is
>>>> the cause of the problems you experienced?
>>> I also install with the default "Unix/binary (recommended)" setting,
>>> so that unlikely to be the source.
>> What subversion client did you use to check out the source?
> $ svn --version
> svn, version 1.2.3 (r15833)
> compiled Aug 19 2005, 23:10:39
> Copyright (C) 2000-2005 CollabNet.
> Subversion is open source software, see http://subversion.tigris.org/
> This product includes software developed by CollabNet
> The following repository access (RA) modules are available:
> * ra_dav : Module for accessing a repository via WebDAV (DeltaV) protocol.
> - handles 'http' scheme
> - handles 'https' scheme
> * ra_svn : Module for accessing a repository using the svn network
> - handles 'svn' scheme
> * ra_local : Module for accessing a repository on local disk.
> - handles 'file' scheme
> downloaded from  as suggested by the Box Backup Wiki instructions .
> Suprisingly the tgz archive for 0.11rc2 had no such problems, not sure
> whether this is an effect of Tar and Gzip doing the conversion
No, I think it more likely that the Windows Subversion client is doing
some kind of conversion that Cygwin doesn't like. Perhaps we should
recommend using the Cygwin subversion client instead.
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