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Re: Apache Subversion 1.7.0-alpha2 Released

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:13:27 -0500

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 3:08 PM, Barry Scott <barry_at_barrys-emacs.org> wrote:
> On 23 Jun 2011, at 23:13, Hyrum Wright wrote:
>> I'm happy to announce Apache Subversion 1.7.0-alpha2, the next public
>> pre-release of the 1.7.x series, is now available.  Please choose the closest
>> mirror to you by visiting:
>>   http://subversion.apache.org/download/#pre-releases
>> The SHA1 checksums are:
>>    05cebe1817e171e20dcf5ffa6dce96122175254e  subversion-1.7.0-alpha2.tar.gz
>>    2c82a7247d3c86df3ac0671982e8853388ccc92b  subversion-1.7.0-alpha2.tar.bz2
>>    4e5886bb02b34eb13bb9e1c64084538efcc671d9  subversion-1.7.0-alpha2.zip
>> PGP Signatures are available at:
>>    http://www.apache.org/dist/subversion/subversion-1.7.0-alpha2.tar.bz2.asc
>>    http://www.apache.org/dist/subversion/subversion-1.7.0-alpha2.tar.gz.asc
>>    http://www.apache.org/dist/subversion/subversion-1.7.0-alpha2.zip.asc
>> For this release, the following people have provided PGP signatures:
>>   C. Michael Pilato [1024D/1706FD6E] with fingerprint:
>>    20BF 14DC F02F 2730 7EA4  C7BB A241 06A9 1706 FD6E
>>   Philip Martin [2048R/ED1A599C] with fingerprint:
>>    A844 790F B574 3606 EE95  9207 76D7 88E1 ED1A 599C
>>   Paul T. Burba [1024D/53FCDC55] with fingerprint:
>>    E630 CF54 792C F913 B13C  32C5 D916 8930 53FC DC55
>>   Stefan Sperling [1024D/F59D25F0] with fingerprint:
>>    B1CF 1060 A1E9 34D1 9E86  D6D6 E5D3 0273 F59D 25F0
>>   Hyrum K. Wright [1024D/4E24517C] with fingerprint:
>>    3324 80DA 0F8C A37D AEE6  D084 0B03 AE6E 4E24 517C
>> This is a pre-release for what will eventually become Apache
>> Subversion 1.7.0.  It contains several known issues, a complete
>> list of 1.7.0-blocking issues can be found here:
>>   http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/buglist.cgi?component=subversion&issue_status=NEW&issue_status=STARTED&issue_status=REOPENED&target_milestone=1.7.0
>> The term 'alpha' means the Subversion developers feel that this release
>> is ready for widespread testing by the community.  There are known issues
>> (and unknown ones!), so please use it at your own risk, though we do
>> encourage people to test this release thoroughly.  Of particular note, please
>> remember than persistent data, such as the working copy or repository
>> formats may change between the alpha and the final release, and there may
>> not be an upgrade path from the pre-releases to the final.
>> As a note to operating system distro packagers: while we wish to have this
>> release candidate widely tested, we do not feel that it is ready for packaging
>> and providing to end-users through a distro package system.  Packaging a
>> release candidate poses many problems, the biggest being that our policy lets
>> us break compatibility between the release candidate and the final release, if
>> we find something serious enough.  Having many users depending on a release
>> candidate through their distro would cause no end of pain and frustration that
>> we do not want to have to deal with.  However, if your distro has a branch that
>> is clearly labeled as containing experimental and often broken software, and
>> explicitly destined to consenting developers and integrators only, then we're
>> okay with packaging the release candidate there.  Just don't let it near the
>> end users please.
>> Release notes for the 1.7.x release series may be found at:
>>    http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.7.html
>> You can find the list of changes between 1.7.0-alpha2 and earlier versions at:
>>    http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/tags/1.7.0-alpha2/CHANGES
>> Questions, comments, and bug reports to users_at_subversion.apache.org.
>> Thanks,
>> - The Subversion Team
> I understand the -deps package is a time of the past.
> However configure and INSTALL are telling me that I can get a -deps
> package.
> configure output:
> checking sqlite library version (via header)... unsupported SQLite version
> no
> An appropriate version of sqlite could not be found.  We recommmend
>, but require at least 3.6.18.
> Please either install a newer sqlite on this system
> or
> get the sqlite amalgamation from:
>    http://www.sqlite.org/sqlite-amalgamation-
> unpack the archive using tar/gunzip and copy sqlite3.c from the
> resulting directory to:
> /Users/barry/Work/subversion-1.7.0-alpha2/sqlite-amalgamation/sqlite3.c
> This file also ships as part of the subversion-deps distribution.
> configure: error: Subversion requires SQLite
> INSTALL quote
>        | For convenience, we still offer a "deps" distribution too,   |
>        | containing APR, APR-UTIL, and various other dependencies.    |
>        | The deps dist used to contain APR[-UTIL] 0.9.x, but as of    |
>        | 1.5.0 we are finally upgrading it to APR[-UTIL] 1.X.  This   |
>        | is because we think by now there are very few systems that   |
>        | will have binary compatibility issues, and of those, few are |
>        | likely to build using the "deps" dist.                       |

Thanks for the heads up, Barry. I've removed both references in r1141695.

Received on 2011-06-30 22:14:00 CEST

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