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Re: 1.6.6 up for signing/testing

From: Barry Scott <barry_at_barrys-emacs.org>
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 10:59:33 +0100

On 15 Oct 2009, at 17:33, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:

> As promised, I'm pleased to announce that Subversion 1.6.6 is up for
> testing and signing. The magic revision is r40053. You can find the
> tarballs here:
> http://orac.ece.utexas.edu/pub/svn/1.6.6/
> 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 1.6.6 proper. We don't want that
> kind of bad publicity, and neither do you.
> -Hyrum
> ------------------------------------------------------
> http://subversion.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=462&dsMessageId=2407947

  I don't expect you to hold up the release for this. Just an FYI.

Building subversion as a Mac OS X intel universal fails because of a
problem in apr.h.
It sets apr_int64_t to be long. Which is fine for x86_64 but does not
work for i386.


Received on 2009-10-18 12:00:00 CEST

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