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Re: How best to install subversion

From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru>
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2009 17:56:48 +0400

Greetings, Jon H!

> Whiz forward to today. Where i work currently was installed almost
> exclusively using rpm's. Which are handy for speed - but i like to have an
> appreciation for what/where things are happening which i feel RPM's dont
> give. So the question is how best to proceed? We have subversion installed
> currently from rpms. Can i install the latest rpm but the way i outlined
> above? should I install from source to get this? is my model outdated? or
> just plain rubbish?

Why not get straight and backup your running installation, install new, if it
not work - roll back?
RPM is not just for speed, it also ensure you do not have broken dependency or
something that is not easily observable. It keep things straight forward.

 Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 04.06.2009, <17:48>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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