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From Nico Kadel-Garcia <nka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Subversion version 1.6.11 (r934486) package
Date Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:02:02 GMT
On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 12:32 AM, Branko ─îibej <brane@apache.org> wrote:
> On 25.09.2017 02:50, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 8:46 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> That published version is 1.9.3, but it actually has some upstream
>>> support at RedHat. I've done personal builds, and used to publish to
>>> RPMforge, and it's not worth the work.
>> Sorry, I realized I was unclear. Unless you really enjoy unfurling the
>> building of bleeding edge software, or someone is paying you for it,
>> it's much safer and faster to get a tested build from your favorite
>> upstream distributor, even if it's not the latest version. The switch
>> from 1.9.3 to 1.9.7 would not, in my opinion. justify the work of
>> taking this project on to build it locally if you have a day job. Been
>> there, done that, have published hundreds of update RPM's, and unless
>> you like to develop RPM's or handbuild software to feel empowered,
>> it's not worth the work.
>
> So of course it's always worth taking a look at
>
> http://opensource.wandisco.com/centos/7/svn-1.9/
>
> which does have 1.9.7.

*True*. And I see that wandisco has chosen to make it a yum enabled
repository, which is cool and makes updates easier. Unfortunately, it
also includes upgrades and system replacements for "serf" and
"mod_dav", which are requirements for the Subversion update but will
replace Red Hat published versions of those components. That can make
dependency handling tricky if you run other web services on the
Subversion server.

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