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Re: subversion 1.5 rc11 fails to build on Fedora [ FC7 ]

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 23:48:15 -0700

Murli Varadachari wrote:
> I am having some trouble building subversion 1.5 rc11 on fedora core 7.
> The build aborts [ during compilation ] with this message
> /usr/lib/libexpat.so: could not read symbols: File in wrong format
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[2]: *** [libaprutil-1.la] Error 1
> My build host is : 2.6.21-1.3228.fc7
> The latest “expat” package is installed on this host I.e expat-1.95.8-9
> [ /usr/lib64/libexpat.so.0.5.0 ].
> However I can build using the version of expat that is included in the
> dependencies tar file “subversion-deps-1.5.0-rc11.tar.gz” . This one
> appears to be an older revision 1.95.2 [ libexpat.so.0.1.0].
> My preference would be to build with the newer revision. Is this a
> known issue?. Any help would be appreciated.
> Cheers
> murli

It looks like you're trying to build an x86_64 binary but linking with a i386 .so.

Since you're on Fedora, don't use any of the deps and just use the supplied
RPMs, that's my recommendation.


Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
CTO, OrcaWare Technologies
Subversion training, consulting and support
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