I am a bit bemused about this post on the subversive newsgroup:
From: "Philippe Ombredanne" <p...@nexb.com>
Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 1:08 AM
Subject: Re: Are Subclipse still involved?
>> I don't hold against Subversive the fact that it originated from a
>> single commercial company. After all, Eclipse itself came from a single
>> commercial company.
>> - Paul
> Unfortunately the situation seem no rosier with Subclipse going forward.
> The devs have been hired by Collabnet and newer cool features like merge
> tracking will NOT be part of Subclipse anymore, but commercial addons.
> At least Subversive is an Eclipse project.
> Cheers, Philippe
Will merge tracking be really not available in subclipse, only as
2007/9/18, Mark Phippard <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> If you like living on the edge, there are development builds for the
> next major Subclipse release available. This version of Subclipse has
> a hard requirement on Subversion 1.5. Right now that means using a
> trunk build of a specific revision of JavaHL. Because of this the
> builds are only available via this site:
> The reason is that we are also providing binary builds of JavaHL for
> Windows and Linux on that site. Sorry no OSX at the moment you would
> have to build Subversion yourself.
> In addition if you visit this site you will see that CollabNet has
> been working on a new merge client for Subversion 1.5 that is built on
> top of Subclipse. You can also get that client from the same site and
> I would encourage you to do so and give it a try.
> There are a lot of cool features in this version of Subclipse and the
> CollabNet Merge Client. I wish I could guarantee that using this
> version was perfectly safe, but obviously I cannot do that. I can say
> that I am using this version however and have been for a while.
> I have been maintaining a changelog for Subclipse here:
> I have also been using the issue tracker fairly religiously. So you
> can also look at this query:
> There were actually a lot of other nice enhancements that were part of
> this but I couldn't take not having them and backported them to the
> 1.2.x release a while ago. So they do not show as 1.4 features any
> Mark Phippard
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Received on Mon Oct 8 15:46:44 2007