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Re: 1.6.5 up for signing/testing

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 12:19:27 -0500

On Aug 20, 2009, at 9:26 AM, Zeus Carver wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I just noticed this small typo and figured I would let you know (see
> below):
>
> >I'm pleased to announce that Subversion 1.6.5 is up for testing and
> >signing. The magic revision is r38866. You can find the tarballs
> here:
>
> >http://orac.ece.utexas.edu/pub/svn/1.6.5/
>
> >Please be sure to test the bindings.
>
> >You know the drill: 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.
>
> >Distro package maintainers, please do 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
> > irreparably when they upgrade to 1.6.3 proper. We don't want that
>
> This should probably be "1.6.5 proper." Probably wouldn't be
> confusing to many people, but worth pointing out.

Gah. Another copy-pasto (I really should automate the sending of this
mail...)

Thanks,
-Hyrum

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