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Re: geekyness and ESR's recent tome

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2004-03-03 01:16:11 CET

On Tue, 2004-03-02 at 20:06, Jim Nutt wrote:
> In defense of GrayGeek, subversion IS a pain in the butt to install on
> RPM based distros. Mainly because it does require bleeding edge versions
> of so many things.

This is what the packages should take care of for you IMHO.

> A lot of people have working apache 2 installs
> that they don't want to risk breaking by upgrading to a new version.
> Plus, upgrading apache requires upgrading all the modules (PHP, perl,
> etc, etc).

Not since 2.0.42.

> It's just a huge pain, especially in a production
> environment. If you don't need http access, things are somewhat easier,
> as you can leave your apache setup alone, although the make install
> script does evil things to http.conf.

Not if you specify --without-apxs.

> It's easy enough to install on Gentoo (emerge subversion) though.

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