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Re: What version of Serf will be the required minimum for Subversion 1.8?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2013 11:50:03 -0500

On 01/03/2013 11:23 AM, Branko Čibej wrote:
> On 03.01.2013 17:02, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> Hey, all. I'd like to get a sense of what we're targeting in terms of
>> minimum required Serf library versions for Subversion 1.8.
>> First, the status quo:
>> - In Subversion 1.7, we require Serf 0.7.1 or better.
>> - Currently on the trunk, we require Serf 1.0.0 or better.
>> In reviewing the changes released in Serf since its 1.0.0 release (which is
>> everything up to and including the current 1.1.1 version), I see a number of
>> them that stand out as must-haves for Subversion's needs, especially as
>> ra_serf becomes the sole DAV RA implementation. I also examined the
>> as-yet-unreleased changes currently queued for Serf 1.1.2, but don't spot
>> anything that's mission-critical there. So, at a minimum, I'd like to
>> propose that we further bump the minimum required Serf version to 1.1.1 on
>> trunk (and by extension, for Subversion 1.8).
> As far as I can see, we should require 1.1.1, since it contains fixes
> critical to this project.
> I (currently) see no reason to wait for 1.1.2 or 1.2.0.

I'm in agreement. Will hold off for a bit more comment before committing
the requisite build system tweaks.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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