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Re: AIX Client Binaries Needed (libsvnjavahl.so)

From: Rob Dijkshoorn <rob_at_sara.nl>
Date: 2004-11-10 16:19:05 CET

> > I seek the subversion binaries, compiled for AIX 5.2. Today someone
> > in #svn suggested that I check here, he thought that someone may have
> > a port available.
> >

Jim Hague was kind enough to provide me with working binaries, which he placed on
http://www.bear-cave.org.uk/aix/

Jim, I hope you don't mind I am passing this on... they worked well for me.

> > I cannot compile them myself because I can't access a compiler on our
> > AIX machines. I'm a lowly user, and the admins hold all the keys.
> > :-)
>
> Even lowly users can compile their own programs (if you have enough
> quota disk space). Just create your own ~/bin and ~/lib and then
> compile svn with your home dir as the prefix.
> A little more work but it should be possible.

I assume John meant he has no rights to execute the compilers on the system... if that is the case, creating those directories in one's home directory won't help much.

Besides that, the subversion compilation and installation process is SFU on any UNIX or UNIX-like platform besides Linux.

>
> A few outstanding questions:
> ----------------------------
> Does anyone know how to set up the shared objects as a normal user?
> That is without `/sbin/ldconfig` ?
>

There is no such thing as "ldconfig" on AIX. In fact, the whole process of building shared objects on AIX is way different... IBM has good documentation available.

-- 
Met vriendelijke groet,
Kind regards,
Ing. Rob Dijkshoorn
Systems Programmer 
SARA Reken- en Netwerkdiensten                      
High Performance Computing      
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E: rob@sara.nl
 
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