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Re: New Subversion user, question on installation

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-02 21:29:48 CEST

On 7/2/06, Eric <spamsink@scoot.netis.com> wrote:
> Fedora Core 2 (and yes, there is a good reason why I'm restricted to Core
> 2, rather than a later release, for this particular installation) comes
> with Subversion version 1.0.x (I forget which "x") installed. I would like
> to upgrade to 1.3.2, and plan to build and install from sources rather than
> the RPM.
> Out of the FC2 box, Subversion is installed in /usr/bin and usr/lib, and I
> plan to install the upgrade in the default usr/local/bin and usr/local/lib
> locations.
> Do I need to completely un-install the FC2 out-of-the-box Subversion
> installation first, and if so, what is the best way to do that?

To reduce or even eliminate confusion (both those directories will be
in most peoples' PATHs), it would probably be a good idea to remove
the FC2-supplied version. Unless you have a need to keep 2 versions

Best way to remove is via FC2-provided methods if it was installed
from the FC2 distribution originally. FC2 has yum, correct? You'll
want to remove the subversion packages as well as the various libsvn_*
packages (if they come from a separate RPM; yum is taking forever to
update its own file lists so I don't have that at my fingertips) and

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