Apologies in advance for the possibily-incorrect terminology and probably-naïve question!

Is the Apache module mod_dav_svn linked to the SVN binaries in one way or another?

I am doing the initial research for an upgrade to our current 1.4.x SVN installation, and I am wondering whether compiling the latest 1.6.x version means we also need to compile a new version of mod_dav_svn, or does the mod_dav_svn just act as a proxy and invoke the svn binaries itself, meaning that we could swap in the new version without needing to do anything to the Apache configuration.


What operating system? Looks like mod_dav_svn depends on subversion so I think you would have to recompile all the packages:

vince@f12 ~ > yum deplist mod_dav_svn
Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit
Dropbox                                                                                          |  951 B     00:00
google-chrome                                                                                    |  951 B     00:00
google-chrome/primary                                                                            | 1.4 kB     00:00
google-chrome                                                                                                       3/3
updates/metalink                                                                                 | 2.8 kB     00:00
Finding dependencies:
package: mod_dav_svn.x86_64 1.6.13-1.fc12.1
  dependency: libsvn_repos-1.so.0()(64bit)
   provider: subversion.x86_64 1.6.5-2.fc12
   provider: subversion-libs.x86_64 1.6.13-1.fc12.1
  dependency: libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4)(64bit)
   provider: glibc.x86_64 2.11-2
   provider: glibc.x86_64 2.11.2-3
  dependency: libc.so.6()(64bit)
   provider: glibc.x86_64 2.11-2
   provider: glibc.x86_64 2.11.2-3
  dependency: subversion = 1.6.13-1.fc12.1
   provider: subversion.x86_64 1.6.13-1.fc12.1
  dependency: libz.so.1()(64bit)
   provider: zlib.x86_64 1.2.3-23.fc12

You could also download subversion from a company that already has it compiled.

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