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Re: Subversion 1.7.21 up for testing/signing

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2015 12:23:08 +0300

On 4 August 2015 at 11:54, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 06:56:27PM +0200, Stefan Sperling wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 07:23:42AM +0200, Branko ─îibej wrote:
>> > The 1.7.21 release artefacts are now available for testing/signing.
>> >
>> > Please get the tarballs from
>> >
>> > https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/subversion/
>> >
>> > and add your signatures there.
>> >
>> > Thanks!
>>
>> Summary: +1 to release
>
> There is a problem with the test suite in 1.7.21.
> Most tests failed with an argument error because the --http-version
> option was not properly integrated.
>
> I've fixed the 1.7.x test suite in http://svn.apache.org/r1694012
>
> How do we proceed from here?
>
> 1) Toss 1.7.21 and re-roll 1.7.22
>
> 2) Declare this as a known problem in 1.7.21 and provide the small
> patch to fix in the release announcement.
>
> Given the status of the 1.7.x branch, I'm inclined to go for option 2).
> This problem only affects the test suite and the patches that went into 1.7.x
> are also part of all other planned releases, so I see very little risk.
>
I think we should go with option (1). The testsuite bug affects all
tests over http:// protocol. Another argument that 1.7.21 likely will
be last 1.7.x release, since 1.9.0 is going to be released soon.

-- 
Ivan Zhakov
Received on 2015-08-04 11:23:46 CEST

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