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Re: 1.5.0-rc8 up for signing/testing

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 07:17:12 -0400

It seems like we should make a final decision on whether we need an
RC9 before we publicly release this.

Mark

On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 3:11 AM, Hyrum K. Wright
<hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
> I'm pleased to announce that Subversion 1.5.0-rc8 is up for testing and
> signing. The magic revision is r31507. This represents one more step in
> our record-breaking RC process. Barring any showstopper bugs, it is planned
> that this revision will be used for 1.5.0-final.
>
> http://test.hyrumwright.org/svn/1.5.0-rc8/
>
> As usual, signatures from full committers back to me, and enthusiastic
> tester feedback is welcome. At this point, this candidate is not yet
> blessed for wide release, so please don't make it available to people not
> interested in test-driving the new release.
>
> Distro package maintainers, please do NOT include any pre-release builds,
> even blessed, into operating system distros. The reasons for not doing so
> were very eloquently outlined by Karl in a mail, which is summarized at the
> above address.
>
> The quick version is: we don't guarantee compatibility between the
> pre-releases and the final release, so if people install the release
> candidate, all their repositories and working copies might break
> unrepairably when they upgrade to 1.5.0 proper. We don't want that kind of
> bad publicity, and neither do you.
>
> -Hyrum
>
>

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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