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Re: 1.6.6 up for signing/testing

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 16:29:09 -0400

Was hoping to get that for you today, but I got derailed by other things.
Starting up the test suite now...

Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> Still waiting on one more *nix signature...
> -Hyrum
> On Oct 15, 2009, at 11:33 AM, 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
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C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2009-10-21 22:29:35 CEST

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