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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 is my model outdated?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.

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