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Re: svn 1.2 resoak?

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-04-29 08:32:09 CEST

On Thu, 28 Apr 2005, Mark Phippard wrote:

> > These circumstances were not a complete edge case, but they wouldn't
> > come up in most people's daily use of Subversion either. Thus,
> > although we might expect that such a bug on Windows would be caught by
> > lots and lots of people, IIRC only one user noticed it (or anyway, one
> > user reported it).
>
> I do not know if it is any consolation, but if you recall, the binaries for
> Win32 were not provided until right before RC2 was made. In the case of
> Windows, I think that greatly limits the number of testers. There was also
> the issue that we had to wait for Apache 2.0.54 to test mod_dav_svn.
>
If we consider Windows an important platform, I think the above is
important. One could argue that the original soak shouldn't be considered
started before rc1 binaries were available for Windows. (Flames to
null@famlundblad.se:-)) Currently, geting svn built under Windows is no
easy task (I know people are improving this situation). That means we
can't expect practically any field testing on Windows before binaries are
available.

Regards,
//Peter

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