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Re: Subversion 1.8 -- where are we?

From: Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 11:56:18 -0400

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 11:30 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> It's been a bit since I prodded the community for a status check on
> Subversion 1.8, so here we go.
>
> Let's start with roadmap.html. We've got several "green lights" on the
> grid. We've got several yellows, too:
>
> - Improved handling of local moves/renames - looks like we're down to
> multi-layer move issues right now. Is that correct?
>
> - Editor V2 - Hyrum sez that "the work is sufficiently protected on trunk as
> to be releasable". But I was reminded this morning about the svnrdump
> situation: svnrdump appears to be broken under ra_serf w/ editor v1
> (http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=4116). This doesn't
> sound releasable.
>
> - libsvn_ra_serf stabilization - we're making progress here, but there are
> still open issues (such as the aforementioned svnrdump one!)
>
> - Symmetric merge - Julian has called for review of this work (as well as
> for a new term to describe it). Is anyone doing this?
>
> - Inherited properties - This is, as far as I know, finished and should be
> shown as such. Paul?

It's completed, I updated the roadmap.

> And then there are all the typical red items. API reviews, performance
> reviews (is anyone really signing up for this?), issue triage (which I will
> probably begin myself soon), etc.
>
> What else?
>
> - Paul is working on some of the server-dictated configuration stuff on his
> branch(es).

Just one branch, ^/subversion/branches/auto-props-sdc. The autoprops
work is done, starting in on "global-ignores". This should be ready
for review shortly, a week or two at worst.

-- 
Paul T. Burba
CollabNet, Inc. -- www.collab.net -- Enterprise Cloud Development
Skype: ptburba
> - Julian has also requested code review of his 'svn mergeinfo' graph display
> stuff.
>
> 1.7.0 was released a year ago tomorrow.  How can we ensure that we aren't
> still asking about the status of 1.8 another six months from now?
>
> --
> C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
> CollabNet   <>   www.collab.net   <>   Enterprise Cloud Development
Received on 2012-10-10 17:56:48 CEST

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