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Re: SVN install on Fedora Core?

From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday_at_mindspring.com>
Date: 2004-03-23 12:50:30 CET

On Tue, 23 Mar 2004, John Pybus wrote:

> Subversion depends on an APR version which is not currently released
> by APR. When stable svn releases have dependancies on cutting edge
> releases of httpd/apr it's not going to be possible to build rpms for an
> OS released 6 months ago without upgarding core components.
> I have used the summersoft rpms on platforms from RH7.3 through FC1 for
> some time. I have been very happy with their stability and support for
> so many RH releases. I also look forward to the (soon to arrive) day
> when a stable version of svn will be included in Linux distributions.

ok, this is getting out of hand. i have no problem with subversion (or
any other package) having an unofficial, unreleased dependency. what i'm
objecting to is a publicly-accessible, allegedly FC1-compatible repository
that *suggests* that it's designed to work cleanly with FC1 systems, when
it simply doesn't and, if used, will break FC1 systems. which is exactly
what the summersoft repo does.

i'm sorry that i can't be any clearer than that.


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