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Re: Subversion RPM: RedHat Enterprise 3.0 install

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2004-08-09 15:48:02 CEST

On Mon, 9 Aug 2004, Matt Pounsett wrote:

> On Mon, 9 Aug 2004, David Summers wrote:
> > > Am I missing something here? Surely I don't need to install db4, and Apache,
> > > and everything else on every machine that wants to be a subversion client.
> >
> > Oh, I see what you mean.
> >
> > Correct. For a client-only, you should only need the apr, apr-util,
> > db42, and neon, and subversion packages.
> Hrm.. seems like a lot of stuff for a client, but okay. I'm particularly
> surprised by the db42 requirement. I would have expected the client to need
> to know nothing about the storage format of the server.
> Thanks for clearing that up.

At some point I would like to break up the subversion RPM packages in
such a way as to distinguish between the file server, the apache server,
and the svn server components, but alas, that has not been done yet.
That would give users the option of installing exactly the access to the
server that they wanted and would obviate the need for db42 if you decided
not to use that on the client.

Currently, only the apache component is broken out into a separate package

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