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Re: 1.6.0-rc1 tarballs up for signing/testing

From: Branko Cibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 14:59:52 +0100

Would be nice if whoever made the BDB configury quite incomprehensible
had at least updated INSTALL or perhaps made the help output marginally
enlightening.

(Yeah I figured it out after reading berkeley-db.m4. Not my idea of
friendly.)

-- Brane

Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> Good afternoon,
>
> I'm pleased to announce that Subversion 1.6.0-rc1 is up for testing
> and signing. The magic revision is r35896.
>
> http://orac.ece.utexas.edu/pub/svn/1.6.0-rc1/
>
> As usual, signatures from full committers back to me, and enthusiastic
> tester feedback is welcome. At this point, this candidate is not yet
> blessed for wide release, so please don't make it available to people
> not interested in test-driving the new release. Please especially
> test the serf RA layer, and consider including it in your typical
> testing routine.
>
> 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 release
> candidate, all their repositories and working copies might break
> unrepairably when they upgrade to 1.6.0 proper. We don't want that
> kind of bad publicity, and neither do you.
>
> -Hyrum
>
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