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Re: 1.5.0-beta1 tarballs up for signing/testing

From: Kamesh Jayachandran <kamesh_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 16:26:53 +0530

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Hi,

I tested over fsfs and bdb on all 3 ra layers(file, http(neon), svn),
testsuite has passed successfully on my Redhat Linux(2.6.9-5.EL).

I used the apr-0.9.17 and apr-util-0.9.15 instead of the apr that came
along with deps package.

I am not sure how to sign, will figure that out.

With regards
Kamesh Jayachandran

Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> By my count, we're still lacking one *nix signature. If anybody with
> such a platform could test the release, I'd like to release sometime
> tonight or tomorrow.
>
> Thanks,
> -Hyrum
>
> Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> As promised, Subversion 1.5.0-beta1 is up for testing and signing. The
>> magic revision is r29893.
>>
>> http://orac.ece.utexas.edu/pub/svn/1.5.0-beta1/
>>
>> As usual, signatures from full committers back to me, and enthusiastic
>> tester feedback is welcome. At this point, this beta is not yet
>> blessed for wide release, so please don't make it available to people
>> not interested in test-driving the new release.
>>
>> Because this is a beta, we are relaxing the signature requirement, and
>> will only require 2 signatures on each platform before release. The
>> requirements to sign beta releases are a bit looser than release
>> candidates and regular releases. In short, if you experience minor
>> failures, and still feel comfortable signing the release, go ahead.
>> Please include a description of the errors with your signatures, so
>> they can be published when we announce the release.
>>
>> Also, distro package maintainers, please to NOT include any pre-release
>> builds, even blessed, into operating system distros. The reasons for not
>> doing so were very eloquently outlined by Karl in a mail, which is
>> summarized at the above address.
>>
>> The quick version is: we don't guarantee compatibility between the
>> pre-releases and the final release, so if people install the beta, all
>> their repositories and working copies might break unrepairably when they
>> upgrade to 1.5.0 proper. We don't want that kind of bad publicity,
>> and neither do you.
>>
>> -Hyrum
>>
>
>
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