Status of svnlite(1) in make.conf(5)

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Nov 5 22:09:13 UTC 2014

On Wed, 5 Nov 2014, Chris H wrote:

> On Wed, 05 Nov 2014 22:25:47 +0100 Juan Ramón Molina Menor
> <listjm at> wrote
>> Hi!
>> Just curious about what it seems an inconsistency with svnlite(1). The
>> initial commit (r251886) says that it was included for checking out and
>> committing source and cites two make.conf(5) knobs: WITH_SVN (to get
>> "svn" instead of "svnlite") and WITHOUT_SVNLITE (in reality, they are in
>> src.conf(5)). Nevertheless, the make.conf man page says, in the
>> SVN_UPDATE section, that no subversion client is included in the base
>> system, and indeed 'make update' does not work by default.
>> Should I open a PR or it is too much nitpicking?
> I think it would be a good idea. I can say for sure that
> svnlite(1) comes on, and is installed from the bootonly CD/DVD.
> I think it's also worth mentioning that the entries are actually
> targeted to the src.conf(5).
> You may also want to CC docs at . As I think Warren Block might also
> be interested.

It's just "doc@", but I'm here also.  And agreed, if the information in 
a man page is not correct, it needs to be fixed.

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