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Re: Dropping support for RedHat 7.3 unless someone else picks it up

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-06-17 07:25:26 CEST

David Summers wrote:
> To whom it may concern,
> I've recently finished upgrading all my servers to RedHat Enterprise
> Linux 4 and put RHEL3 into "maintenance mode" where I have it running
> as a VMWARE guest and will continue to support the Subversion RPMs on
> RHEL3 for probably quite some time. To do this I've had to drop
> support for RedHat 7.3 to free up disk space on my VMWARE server for
> RHEL3.
>
> Therefore, unless someone else picks up where I left off, Subversion
> 1.3.2 is the last release for RedHat 7.3 using my RPMs.

David, what do you need to expand the space on your VMware server? Man, I'll
*BUY* you a decent size disk if it'll help, I'm bouncing around too much to
maintain that kind of stable web site that you're doing.

> I've just noticed that 1.4.X no longer compiles because of an APR
> requirement upgrade to APR >= 0.9.7 (I'm working on fixing that right
> now on RH8, 9, RHEL3, and RHEL4) (I've verified that APR 0.9.12 is a
> binary drop-in replacement for APR 0.9.4 that comes with RHEL3 and
> RHEL4 so I'll be making that available ASAP and fixing the RPMS to
> compile with it).
> If anyone would like to pick up where I left off on RedHat 7.3, please
> feel free. I'll be glad to help you get a compile environment set up
> to build it and then help you along modifying it to compile
> Subversion 1.4.X and later (trunk).
>
> Interesting Side Note: It looks like the Fedora Legacy Project is
> still maintaining RedHat 7.3 security and critical updates at
> http://fedoralegacy.org URL.

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