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Re: Subversion RPM: RedHat Enterprise 3.0 install

From: Matt Pounsett <matt.pounsett_at_cira.ca>
Date: 2004-08-09 15:57:25 CEST

On Mon, 9 Aug 2004, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> On Mon, 2004-08-09 at 08:41, Matt Pounsett wrote:
> > 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.
> If you want your svn client to able to work directly against local
> repositories (access file:///) urls, then it needs BDB to open a
> repository.

Yeah, I thought of that about 30 seconds after sending my last email.

I'm still new enough to fiddling with subversion that I'm only thinking of the
components in terms of how *I* plan to use them. :)

> It *is* possible to build a 1.0 client without the BDB dependency; but
> it will only be able to talk to repositories over a network.

I'll probably look into doing this once I get around to rolling this out for
production use. The less I have to install on people's desktops the better.


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