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Re: Subversion Python bindings on RH7.3

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2005-06-23 16:12:27 CEST

On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Jim Lawton wrote:

> Sorry to bother you with a about such a wretchedly ancient version of
> RedHat 8-).
> I installed the subversion RPMs from
> http://summersoft.fay.ar.us/pub/subversion/latest/redhat-7.x/bin/
> on a RedHat 7.3 system (I can't upgrade it or I would have done
> so long ago).
> There seems to be a problem with subversion-python-1.2.0-1.rh7x.i386.rpm.
> Some .so files appear to be missing. ViewCVS complains:
> File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/svn/fs.py", line 19, in ?
> from libsvn.fs import *
> File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/libsvn/fs.py", line 4, in ?
> import _fs
> ImportError: No module named _fs
> Looking at the RHEL3 version of the subversion-python RPM, it installs
> a bunch of _something.so files in the Python site-packages libsvn
> directory.

Yes, someone else noticed this same problem last week. I took a look at
it and didn't see an immediate solution or why it was being caused. For
some reason either those files are not being built or not being packaged
but I didn't figure out why not.

I'll probably take a look at it again sometime late this next week after I
get back from vacation.

In the meantime, if anyone has a patch or can figure it out then that
would be great.

The problem has probably existed for a while but since I don't use RH 7.3
then I didn't catch it.

I did verify that it is only the RH7.3 subversion-python package. All the
other versions (RH8, RH9, etc.) seem to be fine.

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