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Re: Subversion and Apache versions

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-09-03 14:14:12 CEST

Jason Filby <jasonfilby@yahoo.com> writes:

> Hi
>
> We'll be upgrading our Linux box to use Oracle 9iAS. The application
> server includes Apache 1.3.22, which is verified to work with
> Oracle's modules. We'd like to run Subversion on this box, but
> suspect that this may pose a problem, since Subversion appears to
> require Apache 2. Is it possible for Subversion (using Apache 2
> libraries) to run on a box with a functioning Apache 1.3.22 server?
>
> I was thinking that this may be possible if we don't use Subversion
> through Apache 2's httpd. After all, doesn't Subversion just require
> the APR of Apache?

Subversion clients, yes. A Subversion server, however, requires
mod_dav_svn, which is an Apache 2 module.

> If we install some of the Apache 2 RPMs, is there a way for them to
> coexist with those of Apache 1.3.22? (so that 1.3.22 is not
> upgraded)

I can't speak for the RPMs, but I do know that Apache 1.3 (doing
webserver-y things) and 2.0 (doing Subversion-y things) can live
harmoniously on the same machine.

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