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Re: Upgrading Debian Sarge to Svn 1.3 or 1.4 - What's the right course?

From: Riccardo Maria Bianchi <riccardomaria.bianchi_at_physik.uni-freiburg.de>
Date: 2006-11-17 18:31:49 CET

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> On 11/17/06, Peter Kahn <citizenkahn@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a debian sarge system (2.4.27-2-386) and I want to upgrade it
>> to svn 1.3 or above. I can either configure it to use the unstable
>> repositories or I can build svn on the box. Is there an opinion about
>> which is best? This is just a client machine.
>
> I'd use backports.org (see
> http://www.backports.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=instructions).
>
> It has a subversion package of 1.3.2 (though you might try to find out
> if the newer 1.4.2 has been uploaded to unstable - but that might
> bring in lots of other dependencies...).

Yes. I have Debian too and I had tried to install the 1.4.2 package. And
I got a lot of dependencies!! So I had to choose: upgrade almost the
whole system...or compile SVN!

In my opinion it's better to compile SVN from source; it's quite fast,
don't worry! ;)

    Ric.

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