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Re: Apache 2.2.14 keeps seeing a 2.0.x svn module

From: Aston Jeremy <jeremy.aston_at_realitylogic.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 02:56:37 +0000

Thanks Tena,

I will try the suggestions but my problem is not that I want to run
2.0 but I want to run 2.2, in fact I was already running 2.2.8. Some
how the subversion build thinks it is building against 2.0 and I've
no idea why.

Can anyone give me any pointers as to what I should be looking for in
my configuration or logs that would tell me why I am getting a 2.0
signature in the SVN modules and not a 2.2? I am sure this is
something simple but I cannot find it and at the moment I have had to
disable subversion from within Apache.

I am getting desperate now - is there anyone there who can provide
any help at all please?

Many thanks


On 26 Oct 2009, at 18:04, Tena Sakai wrote:

> Hi Jez,
> I am not an expert at subversion, but your case
> interests me because I had similar symptom as
> yours a week or so ago.
> I had apache server 2.0 running and what I wound
> up doing was to download the latest httpd and
> compiled it, stopped the 2.0 apache, and started
> 2.2 apache. Then recompiled the subversion from
> ./configure which went smoothly and subversion
> started working. Since the binding to apr is
> already done, I stopped the apache server and
> started the 2.0 apache and all is well. (Of
> course, I had to do this all at wee hour of the
> day...)
> I emphasize that your situation is probably
> different from mine in lots of ways, but the
> symptom sounds suspiciously similar. So, if
> I were you, I would try the following experiments:
> 1) Hide all apache tree. Maybe chmod 000 the-tree.
> or rename it. Stop apache and recompile
> apache under a virgin directory. Test the
> apache only.
> 2) If the step 1 above goes well, I would do
> ./configure and the rest of it in subversion
> source directory and see what would happen.
> Don't just do it. Give enough thoughts in advance
> so that you can recover to the point before the
> experiment if the result proves undesirable.
> Hope this helps.
> Regards,
> Tena Sakai
> tsakai_at_gallo.ucsf.edu
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Aston [mailto:jeremy.aston_at_realitylogic.com]
> Sent: Mon 10/26/2009 7:32 AM
> To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Apache 2.2.14 keeps seeing a 2.0.x svn module
> Hi,
> I have been trying to upgrade my subversion to 1.6.6 and having some
> problems.
> Originally I was running Apache 2.2.8 and svn 1.4.6. I am on a VPS
> on a
> Redhat 4.1.1-53 on a Intel E5320 (64 bit) platform.
> I then download the source for svn 1.6.6 and dependencies and compiled
> it. When I restarted Apache it failed with a signature exception
> on the
> svn modules. The signature on the modules were for Apache 2.0 and not
> 2.2 which is weird given I was already running on 2.2.x. The
> server did
> already have Apache 2 on it as the base install so I think somehow
> it is
> finding the 2.0 Apache even though the last time I built Apache and
> svn
> it worked fine.
> I then thought I would rebuild Apache so I got 2.2.14 and built that
> then rebuilt svn - same problem.
> Since then I have tried LOADS of things. I have used --with-apr,
> --with-apr-util and --with-apxs (in various combinations). This
> caused
> a fail on libexpat not being found. I have removed the svn
> dependencies
> and built from newly download apr/apr-util/expat. I have reloaded the
> ld cache with library paths all over the place. I've done
> everything I
> can think of to sort the problem but to no avail.
> The only way I got subversion to compile against my fresh apr/apr-util
> and expat was to compile apr-util with a --with-expat-builtin
> config option.
> What do I need to do to force svn to compile against my Apache 2.2.14?
> Many thanks in advance,
> Jez
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