subversion 1.3 on top of 1.1

Robert La Ferla robertlaferla at
Wed Aug 16 20:29:17 EDT 2006

On Aug 16, 2006, at 3:44 PM, Stephen Adler wrote:

> Guys,
> Currently I'm running Red Hat Linux Enterprise 4 which has  
> subersion 1.1 installed
> [adler at qmt0 ~]$ rpm -qa | grep subversion
> subversion-devel-1.1.4-2.ent
> subversion-1.1.4-2.ent
> subversion-perl-1.1.4-2.ent
> I'm thinking it would make sense to start my project using  
> subversion 1.3, the latest stable release. So, should I do an rpm - 
> Fvh with the latest release of subversion, or should I build it  
> from scratch in /usr/local and fixing up my path to find subversion  
> in /usr/local/bin?

Use rpm.  You don't want to end up with two versions (possibly)  
interfering with one another.  You could also simply use rpm to  
uninstall and then install from source.

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