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Re: SVN 1.5 Release -- Where are we?

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-11-02 18:02:51 CET

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> On 11/2/07, Mark Phippard <markphip@gmail.com> wrote:
>> So we are three weeks past our original goal date for branching for
>> 1.5. I thought I'd send an email to gauge where we are and what is
>> left.
>
> Thanks Mark to take the time to summarize the state of the Subversion
> universe again.
>
>> The Good:
>> Lots of good changes have come in. Support for relative externals,
>> interactive resolution for prop conflicts, the copy-on-update feature,
>> multiple revision ranges on merge API, previous release compatibility
>> improvements etc. At the same time, people have been finding and
>> fixing bugs at a pretty good pace. Likewise the Buildbot was all
>> green for a while and is in pretty good shape in general.
>
> This remark made me wonder that even though we don't know when we will
> release the GA or even the RC1, maybe it's time to branch and restrict
> commits to the code using our usual code review as we do on release
> branches?

My sense is that the merge tracking still has a decent amount of work in it.
I'm not doing any of the merge tracking work, but they seem to be working fast
and furiously and this will slow down the process of getting to a 1.5 release.

Do the people working on merge tracking share this feeling?

Blair

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