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

Juan Ramón Molina Menor listjm at
Thu Nov 6 11:19:06 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.

Can I help somehow? It’s not only the man page which needs a fix, but 
maybe also /Makefile.inc1:

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