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Re: Installing SVN 1.2.3 RPM on RHEL3, db42 conflict

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2005-12-03 05:55:32 CET

On Fri, 2 Dec 2005, Nicolas Guerin wrote:

> I have posted this message to the svn-users ML, but you are probably the best
> person to ask the question...
> So here it is:
>
> I am trying to install SVN 1.2.3 on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 box.
> I understand that BDB support was dropped on the 1.2.x RPMs released by David
> Summers, and I am OK with that (I will just convert my repositories to fsfs
> before upgrading).
>
> Still, I can't install David's RPMs:
>
> rpm -Uvh subversion-1.2.3/subversion-1.2.3-1.rhel3.i386.rpm
> error: Failed dependencies:
> db42 conflicts with subversion-1.2.3-1
>
> As I don't need support for BDB, do you think I can safely add the
> "--nodeps" flag to the rpm command so that it will install without
> complaining?
> Could this bring other problems?
>

Oh...it took me a minute of staring at it to figure out what was wrong.
My first impression was that you were saying that the 1.2.3 version
required db42 which it doesn't.

What it is saying is that you currently have db42 installed and the new
1.2.3 one conflicts with that. So AFTER you do the svnadmin
dump on the old repository then "rpm -e db42" and the old subversion
RPM(s) and then install the new one(s) and do the "svnadmin
create" and "svnadmin load".

(Of course make backups of everything before you do this, just in case,
but I've never had any problems).

Hope this helps.

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