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Re: 1.4.2 win32 binaries?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-11-13 17:16:41 CET

David James wrote:
>> 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.

Says who!?

If we're going to go through all the work of testing and verifying our
source releases which *can* be compared with our repository to detect
packager-slipped-in tweaks, how much more important is it that we do the
same level testing for binary releases for which no such comparison is

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Mon Nov 13 17:17:21 2006

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