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Re: 1.4.2 win32 binaries?

From: David James <james_at_cs.toronto.edu>
Date: 2006-11-13 07:54:28 CET

On 11/12/06, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@red-bean.com> wrote:
> I noticed last night that his win32 1.4.2 binaries are in fact
> downloadable from the easy-to-remember
> subversion.tigris.org/downloads/ area, but aren't linked-to from the
> traditional file-sharing area. Maybe the RM just forgot to add the
> links? (I'd do it myself, but the downloads/ url isn't browseable, so
> I don't know if D.J.Heap provided more than just one .zip?)

Here's a list of the Windows binaries which were uploaded to


> Side note: I find it a bit fishy that we've spent years telling
> people that our posted win32 binaries (be they from Branko or D.J.)
> are not 'official' or supported/endorsed by the project -- but then
> starting with svn 1.4.0, we're now putting them in the special
> downloads/ url right next to our officially-supported source releases.
> Doesn't that sort of imply 'officialness'?

+1. These binaries (built by D.J. Heap) are official and we should
treat them as such. We should also update the release announcement to
link to these binaries, so that folks who are downloading Subversion
1.4.2 for Windows will know where to look.



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