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From: Steve Williams <stevewilliams_at_kromestudios.com>
Date: 2003-08-24 14:05:57 CEST

> > On http://subversion.tigris.org/project_packages.html there's a
> > purported link to Red Hat 9 RPMs, but it points to a page that only
> > has RH8 RPMs. I did eventually find RH9 RPMs, but don't recall where
> > I got them. But they work!

summersoft.fay.ar.us has RPMs for RH7, 8 and 9. Easy to find. All linked
on the Distributions page. I've use summersoft to get all my RH9 Subversion

> sudo rpm -Uvh subversion.mumble (from the page you posted)
> unresolved dependencies (perl-something).

If you check back through the archives, you will see my (painful) adventures
in trying to sort out RPM package dependencies on a freshly-installed RH9
system from a complete newbie perspective. Here is my idiot's guide to
installing Subversion. This was written for Subversion 0.23 I believe, so
some of the steps may no longer be necessary. As for cpanflute2, I think
CPAN are now offering RPM packages.

First of all, do not install mod_perl, mod_php or mod_python in Apache 2.0.
These will prevent a clean upgrade to Apache 2.0.47.

Download apt-get
# wget

Install it (remember that you must be logged in as root, ie. su root)
# rpm –Uvh apt-0.5.5cnc6-fr1.i386.rpm

First you must update the packages that apt-get knows about
# apt-get update

Use apt-get to download and install cpanflute2
# apt-get install perl-RPM-Specfile

Download the Config-IniFiles-2.38 module from CPAN
# wget http://www.cpan.org/authors/id/W/WA/WADG/Config-IniFiles-2.38.tar.gz

Use cpanflute2 to compile the RPMs for Config-IniFiles
# cpanflute2 --buildall Config-IniFiles-2.38.tar.gz

Install the newly created RPM
# rpm -Uvh perl-Config-IniFiles-2.38.i386.rpm

Get the latest perl-CGI package (required by subversion-tools)
# apt-get install perl-CGI

Download the RPMs for Subversion (all except devel RPMs)

Now you can update Subversion
# rpm -Uvh *.rpm

Subversion should now be successfully (and cleanly) installed.

> So I tried yum instead (HIGHLY recommended; google duke and yum)
> sudo yum install subversion
> resolving dependencies... (several)
> done

Never heard of 'yum' before. What a goofy name. :)


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