Sorry you're having trouble installing Review Board. Like any Linux
application or web service, the install experience can be easy or hard
depending on which distribution you're trying to install it on.

FC4 is quite old, which is why you're hitting these issues. It doesn't
surprise me that its dependencies aren't available. I don't understand what
you were seeing with FC9, so I can't help there until I know more.

If you could show me the errors you're seeing for compiles, I may be able to
offer some advice.

It looks to me that your version of SVN is just too old for pysvn. This goes
back to FC4 being too old. I think you'll need a more recent distribution.

If you're in complete control of which distribution to install, I know for
sure that the install is easy on Ubuntu, and would recommend that for the
best experience.


Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
Review Board - http://www.review-board.org
VMware, Inc. - http://www.vmware.com

On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 7:39 AM, sailor...@gmail.com <sailor...@gmail.com>wrote:

> I tried a couple of days on FC4, but I still can not let reviewboard
> work for subversion repository.
> The main reason is pysvn.
> 1. Try to install reviewboard on fc9, all dependency have no problem,
> while do not know why reviewboard always fail with permission issue.
> try it on FC4, with another whole day's install, all dependency and
> reviewboard work except subversion since pysvn is missed. yum install
> pysvn do not work.
> 2. since the FC4's default svn version 1.1.4, I need install pysvn-
> extension-1.2.0
> there are no rpm or tarball for 1.2.0, I check it out from svn branch.
> When I try to compile pysvn-extension, found it need PYCXX_5_3_3.
> 3. Go to pycxx site, found there is no PYCXX_5_3_3, then I decide to
> try the next version PYCXX_5_3_4 and success to install.
> 4. install pysvn-extension-1.2.0
> #python setup.py configure --pycxx-dir=/usr/include/python2.4/CXX --
> apr-inc-dir=/usr/local/apr/include/apr-1
> Fail to compile due to cxx.o
> Do not find way to build this pyCxx.o, give up
> 5. Try to upgrade svn to 1.6.x, found its dependency apr is conflict
> with apache.
> 6. Till now, 4 days passed, I give up and decide to only let
> reviewboard work with cvs though company decide to switch to svn
> recently.
> That is my failure story.
> Maybe it is because of my poor Linux experience, but really
> reviewboard is hard to setup for me.
> I guess if someone can provide some simple way to install, it will
> help reviewboard is used by more guys.Maybe, specific versoin linux
> distribution with necessary install component and one script to
> install all dependency should be good for normal linux user.
> Anyway, as a free software, reviewboard bring a few significant
> productivity for software programmer, I can not ask for more.
> Thanks all guys involved on reviewboard.
> I may try it out future.
> >

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