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Re: supported versions

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 14:27:15 -0500

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 2:16 PM, Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29.09.2010 20:45, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Stefan KŁng<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?

Yeah, something on the download page is probably appropriate. Wanna
take a whack at it?

-Hyrum
Received on 2010-09-29 21:27:55 CEST

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