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From Thomas Harold <>
Subject Re: Apache Subversion 1.8.0 Released (An appropriate version of serf could not be found)
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:23:09 GMT
And the last hurdle I had to jump over to get svn 1.8.0 to compile on my 
CentOS 6 box.  When running ./configure, I had the following message 
show up:


checking was serf enabled... no

An appropriate version of serf could not be found, so libsvn_ra_serf
will not be built.  If you want to build libsvn_ra_serf, please
install serf 1.2.1 or newer.


I downloaded serf from:

Ran the ./configure, make, make install steps

Then I had to tell SVN's configure command where to find the serf libraries:

$ ./configure --with-serf=/usr/local/serf/

I probably could have also downloaded the serf-devel and serf RPMs from 
Wandisco's site:

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