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Re: supported versions

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 21:16:38 +0200

On 29.09.2010 20:45, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Stefan Küng<tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Just had a discussion with WANdisco about the versions that are supported
>> for TSVN. Since their customer is using an 1.4.x server I wanted to check
>> which version SVN still supports, i.e., provides at least security updates
>> for. But I couldn't find anything on the web about that.
>>
>> I think that this was discussed on the mailing list before that only the
>> current stable branch is supported with bugfixes, and the one branch before
>> only with security updates. Meaning now: 1.6.x still gets bugfixes, and
>> 1.5.x would get security updates if necessary.
>>
>> Is this correct?
>>
>> And shouldn't there be something on the web mentioning this? Or maybe there
>> is but I couldn't find it...
>
> Not the easiest to find, but:
> http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.6.html#svn-1.4-deprecation

Thanks, this really isn't easy to find.
May I suggest to add a separate page explaining in detail which versions
are supported and with what (bugfixes, security fixes, data-loss fixes,
...). Or maybe a separate section on the download page?

Stefan

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