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

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2006-06-17 07:56:57 CEST

Thanks,
    But this is on a company machine so I can't do that.

    But I appreciate the sentiment.

    - David Summers

On Sat, 17 Jun 2006, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:

> 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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