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From Alfred von Campe <alf...@von-campe.com>
Subject Re: Repo for latest 1.9 svn binaries for 32-bit RHEL 6?
Date Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:17:08 GMT
Hi Doug:

The reason is pretty simple: we develop embedded software for a 32-bit platform and compile
for both the target (using a cross compiler) and also natively so we can run unit and integration
tests on our CentOS workstations.  Our application is not (yet) 64-bit compatible.  Now I
know I can run a 32-bit compiler on a 64-bit host OS, but we also need to support a bunch
of older projects on our 32-bit infrastructure and we haven’t taken the time to qualify
them all on x86_64.  I’m in the process of automating the CentOS 7 x86_64 installation but
have hit a few snags along the way.  Eventually (3-6 months) we will be moving to 64-bit CentOS
7 (or possibly 64-bit Ubuntu), but until then we will continue to use 32-bit CentOS 6.  So
if it’s not too much of a hassle, I would really appreciate if you can turn the 32-bit CentOS
6 builds back on.

Thanks,
Alfred


> On Apr 11, 2017, at 8:26, Doug Robinson <doug.robinson@wandisco.com> wrote:
> 
> Alfred:
> 
> You can blame me for the decision to prune out the 32-bit platform support from WANdisco.
> 
> I can easily admit to being premature, but I'm finding less demand for 32-bit and really
> question why anyone would continue to run 32-bit at this time?  If you could help me
understand
> then perhaps I can reverse that decision...
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> Doug
> 
> On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 10:21 AM, Alfred von Campe <alfred@von-campe.com <mailto:alfred@von-campe.com>>
wrote:
> We are not quite ready to move to CentOS 7 yet, but hopefully will soon.
> However, I don’t understand why the dependencies are different for i686
> and x86_64 on the same CentOS 6 platform for Subversion 1.9.X.  Up to
> version 1.9.4-1, WANdisco provided binaries for both architectures.
> 
> Alfred
> 
> 
> > On Apr 7, 2017, at 20:46, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@gmail.com <mailto:nkadel@gmail.com>>
wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 9:57 AM, Alfred von Campe <alfred@von-campe.com <mailto:alfred@von-campe.com>>
wrote:
> >> Does anyone on this list have a pointer to a repo that hosts the latest 32-bit
(i686) Subversion binaries for RHEL 6?  I’ve been using the WANdisco SVN Repo 1.9 (http://opensource.wandisco.com/centos/6/svn-1.9/RPMS
<http://opensource.wandisco.com/centos/6/svn-1.9/RPMS>), but it only has version 1.9.5-1
for 64-bit (x86_64).  The latest 32-bit binaries in that repo are for version 1.9.4-1, which
are almost a year old.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Alfred
> >
> > I tried, some time back, to publish SRPM building tools for
> > subersion-1.9.x and 1.8.x over at https://github.com/nkadel/ <https://github.com/nkadel/>.
I
> > eventually had to throw in the towel as the component dependencies for
> > compiling the latest Subversion exceeded my time to backport and
> > provide separate, system compatible builds of various libraries. But
> > you're welcome to poke them and take a shot at getting it to RHEL 6.
> >
> > I also admit that with RHEL 5 and CentOS 5 obsolete, CentOS 6 has also
> > gotten quite long in the tooth. Can you update to CentOS 7?
> 
> 
> 
> 
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