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Re: Releasing 1.0.10, 1.1.5, 1.2.4 and 1.3.3

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-04-05 21:45:25 CEST

On Thu, 05 Apr 2007, C. Michael Pilato wrote:

> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> > On 4/5/07, Michael Sinz <Michael.Sinz@sinz.org> wrote:
> >> Having said that - being that Subversion is version control,
> >> I would hope that we could at least show that we can maintain
> >> older branches with the system - it may just be a bit harder to
> >> get enough people to spend the time to test/sign the archive.
> >
> > Asking folks to sign and test *four* releases for a non-problem for
> > 99% of the world is a waste of time. IF this impacted clients, then
> > maybe I could justify the effort - but not for when it's server-side
> > only and only impacts those who use BDB (which hasn't been the default
> > in ages). -- justin
> The bug is not limited to BDB, Justin. *Both* backends see the directory
> property changes disappear without user-visible record ('svn log' won't show
> it... not sure how it affects 'svnadmin dump'). It's just the BDB backend
> as the *additional* problem of the delta chain cycle.

Equally important, BDB was the default in older releases, meaning that
users of those older releases are more likely to be negatively
impacted by this bug.

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