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From Branko ─îibej <>
Subject Re: Problems building subversion 1.9.3 as required for use with GNU Stow on RHEL 5.11
Date Tue, 15 Mar 2016 14:07:02 GMT
On 15.03.2016 13:38, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 11:43 AM, Eric Dramstad <> wrote:
>> Is there a right way to install subversion 1.9.3 using GNU Stow?
>> I use stow to manage package installation for packages that I build
>> myself.  I'm trying to build and install subversion 1.9.3 on a machine
>> running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.11.  I'm building subversion
>> myself because the newest version available from yum is 1.6.11.
> Don't hurt yourself trying to do that. The build dependencies have
> gotten too far ahead of the base components for RHEL 5 for even me,
> and I published the last update for Repoforge. Save yourself some pain
> and take a look at Wandisco's public offerings if you need to run the
> server on RHEL 5, or stell yourself for the jump tp RHEL 6 or RHEL 7.

In order to avoid any nasty surprises down the road, I'll point out that
WANdisco no longer employs any Subversion developers. I have no idea how
this may affect the availability of their binary packages in future.

-- Brane

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