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Re: RPM Build - Conflict with Redhat 7.2 expat-1.95.1-7

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2001-10-28 03:33:12 CET

Ok, that's fine, thanks. I'll just keep my patch in their until apr-util
is installed and obsoletes it.

   Thanks for the quick answer.
   - David

On Sat, 27 Oct 2001, Greg Stein wrote:

> Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 15:41:56 -0700
> From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
> To: David Summers <david@summersoft.fay.ar.us>
> Cc: "dev@subversion.tigris.org" <dev@subversion.tigris.org>
> Subject: Re: RPM Build - Conflict with Redhat 7.2 expat-1.95.1-7
>
> On Sat, Oct 27, 2001 at 03:10:20PM -0500, David Summers wrote:
> >
> > Wow, the list is VERY slow.
>
> The tigris.org machine was down for nearly a full day. Even then, most of
> the internet had its old IP, so things weren't working while the machine was
> alive (at its new IP).
>
> Last night, I unstuck svn.collab.net's commit emails thru some admin
> trickery. It looks like we're up and running smoothly again.
>
> > I've now been rm'ing the expat-lite during my compile/build and using the
> > RedHat version of expat and have seen no problems so far. Seems to work
> > great.
>
> The expat-lite is simply a subset of Expat, so yes: I'd expect things to
> work just fine. The Expat API is stable, so even with a newer Expat, we'd be
> fine.
>
> >...
> > > Trying to build Subversion-r316 with separate neon and apr libraries,
> > > everything built fine but when I try to install, there is a conflict
> > > between the RedHat 7.{1,2} expat-1.95.1-7 and Subversion's internal
> > > expat-lite library. Any quick ideas? Is it time to break out expat into a
> > > separate library? Or should there be some subversion build configuration to
> > > get rid of the (install-time-only) conflict?
>
> The answer is to pick up a dependency upon APRUTIL. That library figures out
> where Expat is, and pulls that into the list of dependent libraries. If
> there is no system-installed Expat, then it comes bundled with Expat.
>
> When we add APRUTIL, we drop expat-lite.
>
> [ we also plan to use APRUTIL for some of its DBM features, possibly its
> URI features, and maybe its base64 and SHA1 stuff, too ]
>
> Cheers,
> -g
>
>

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