Unable to upgrade subversion 1.4.2 to 1.4.3 (apache22 db4 support)

Hans Nieser h.nieser at xs4all.nl
Tue Feb 20 17:52:20 UTC 2007

Hans Nieser wrote:
> Hi list,
> I'm trying to upgrade subversion from 1.4.2 to 1.4.3 (as part of a full
> system update using 'portupgrade -a') but during compilation it aborts
> with the following message:
>> You should build `www/apache22' with db4 support to use subversion with
>> it. Please rebuild `www/apache22' with option
>> `WITH_BERKELYDB=(db4|db41|db42)' and try again.
> (or it suggests disabling db4 entirely with WITHOUT_DBD)
> Since it doesn't seem like a bad idea to have the DB4 repository backend 
> available I decided to recompile apache22 (version 2.2.4) with DB4 
> support by adding the following to the MAKE_ARGS list in 
> /usr/local/etc/pkgtools.conf:
>  > 'www/apache22' => 'WITH_BERKELYDB=db42',

Problem solved now. I double checked several times, yet somehow I missed 
that I had written BERKELY instead of BERKELEY

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