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Re: Follow up Subversion 1.5 to users list?

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-26 14:22:45 CEST

On 3/26/07, Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo@mobsol.be> wrote:
> Quoting Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com>:
>
> > On 3/26/07, Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo@mobsol.be> wrote:
> > > Hey Hyrum,
> > >
> > >
> > > I was wondering if you plan to follow up your 'Subversion 1.5' email you
> > sent to
> > > the users list? Unless I missed it, I think one of us should send an email
> > to
> > > users@ with some info on the decision. I know we don't have a release plan
> > for
> > > 1.5, but I think its only fair to inform that 1.5 will not be released this
> > > month, but 1.5 will include MT and sparse directories.
> > >
> > > If you don't have time, let me know.
> >
> > A fair share of the people replying to users@ *were* asking for a 1.5
> > release. Especially webdav-proxy functionality was a feature
> > requested.
>
> The outcome of the poll on users was mixed, but you're right, there definitely
> was interest to get 1.5 without MT.
>
> > All in all do I think we're not going to meet the 1.5-before-summer
> > schedule you guys are thinking of and I want our code to be ready for
> > a 1.5/no-MT release when it becomes apparent it'll be this way. (Not
> > that I'm actually hoping for this scenario! I'd love to see plans
> > being met!)
>
> I thought the discussion about the contents of 1.5 was decided with r24027
> (integrate MT code in trunk)? So Erik, you propose to create the 1.5.x branch
> now from r24026 - including sparse-directories but not MT)? Given MT is now on
> trunk it'll most likely be a lot more difficult to merge fixes from trunk back
> to the 1.5.x branch.

The issue isn't settled by merging the branch to trunk, no, at least
not on my part. Especialy since a number of committers has repeatedly
stated not to accept the current schedule (yet). Also, from the users@
discussion, it's not apparent that we indeed shouldn't release 1.5
first.

> Concerning my plans, I'll probably not add a lot to the MT feature, but want to
> get the sparse-directories feature to be consistently implemented in all svn
> commands, so I'll work on that.

That's great! I hope I'll be able to contribute in that area too.

bye,

Erik.

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