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Re: Apache Subversion 1.9.0-beta1 released

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:40:28 +0100

On 19.03.2015 04:57, Ben Reser wrote:
> I'm happy to announce the release of Apache Subversion 1.9.0-beta1.
> Please choose the mirror closest to you by visiting:
>
> http://subversion.apache.org/download/#pre-releases
>
> The SHA1 checksums are:
>
> cbc62b682e69254f57e40da316ebb7fcf998f56e subversion-1.9.0-beta1.tar.bz2
> 57142f460c51f334429569757974006f275240e8 subversion-1.9.0-beta1.tar.gz
> 66d84c7818d05141e795ed090dba3044c880f6ca subversion-1.9.0-beta1.zip
>
> PGP Signatures are available at:
>
> http://www.apache.org/dist/subversion/subversion-1.9.0-beta1.tar.bz2.asc
> http://www.apache.org/dist/subversion/subversion-1.9.0-beta1.tar.gz.asc
> http://www.apache.org/dist/subversion/subversion-1.9.0-beta1.zip.asc
>
> For this release, the following people have provided PGP signatures:
>
> Ben Reser [4096R/16A0DE01] with fingerprint:
> 19BB CAEF 7B19 B280 A0E2 175E 62D4 8FAD 16A0 DE01
> Bert Huijben [4096R/CCC8E1DF] with fingerprint:
> 3D1D C66D 6D2E 0B90 3952 8138 C4A6 C625 CCC8 E1DF
> Branko Čibej [4096R/A347943F] with fingerprint:
> BA3C 15B1 337C F0FB 222B D41A 1BCA 6586 A347 943F
> Julian Foad [4096R/4EECC493] with fingerprint:
> 6011 63CF 9D49 9FD7 18CF 582D 1FB0 64B8 4EEC C493
> Philip Martin [2048R/ED1A599C] with fingerprint:
> A844 790F B574 3606 EE95 9207 76D7 88E1 ED1A 599C
> Stefan Fuhrmann [4096R/57921ACC] with fingerprint:
> 056F 8016 D9B8 7B1B DE41 7467 99EC 741B 5792 1ACC
>
> This is a pre-release for what will eventually become Apache Subversion
> 1.9.0. It may contain known issues, a complete list of
> 1.9.0-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=1.9.0
>
> A pre-release 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 before 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 1.9.x release series may be found at:
>
> http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.9.html
>
> You can find the list of changes between 1.9.0-beta1 and earlier versions at:
>
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/tags/1.9.0-beta1/CHANGES
>
> Questions, comments, and bug reports to users_at_subversion.apache.org.
>
> Thanks,
> - The Subversion Team

Users of Homebrew on Mac OS X can now install this version with

    $ brew install subversion --devel

-- Brane
Received on 2015-03-23 17:41:52 CET

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