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Re: Apache Subversion 1.8.5 released

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:56:25 +0200

Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote on Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 08:06:33 -0500:
> On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 7:26 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> > Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote on Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 21:17:11 -0500:
> >> I've gone ahead and updated, and casually tested, my published RHEL 6
> >> compatible RPM building tools with a new 1.8.5 tag at:
> >>
> >> https://github.com/nkadel/subversion-1.8.x-srpm/tree/1.8.5-0.1
> >
> > Perhaps these should be linked to from http://subversion.apache.org/packages?
> I'd welcome that.

Well, go ahead and post a patch against the site source. (You're the
best person to write the prose description.)

> They don't contain binary RPM's, partly because I'm
> not in a good position to run a secure binary repository with GPG keys
> and fully controlled build environments.

FWIW, the ASF Infra folks are looking into ways to implement secure
signed binary builds for other projects. This is something that the
project as a whole could sign up to, not individual contributors or

If there is interest, now is the best time to talk to infra about it,
while the solution is still being designed.

> But they're very useful RPM
> building toolkits for developers, and I've sent notes to RHEL and
> Fedora about issues I've found.. I've also submitted them to Repoforge
> in the past: looks like time to update those rquests.
Received on 2013-11-27 16:57:18 CET

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