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Re: Running SVN 1.9.x on ASF servers?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2015 09:17:44 +0200

Copying Infra on this. No amount of crying on this list will help if we
don't tell Infra that we're not happy.

TL;DR: Why are not the ASF Subversion servers running the latest and
greatest version of Subversion?

-- Brane

On 10.10.2015 00:37, bert_at_qqmail.nl wrote:
> And since then we lost most custom patches to things like the commit mailer, because policy changed to standardize on using the standard distributions...
>
> No more nice summaries of what is merged, but just raw diff output. And still no proper handling of copies, so every pre-copy property is mentioned as property change.
>
> Requests to fix this, should now just be forwarded upstream, etc.
>
>
> I'm not sure if that promise still holds...
>
> Bert
>
>
>
> From: Philip Martin
> Sent: vrijdag 9 oktober 2015 23:47
> To: Bert Huijben
> Cc: Mark Phippard;Subversion Development
> Subject: Re: Running SVN 1.9.x on ASF servers?
>
>
> Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl> writes:
>
>> I think we have a chicken and egg problem here :(
>>
>> The ASF waits until the distributions update... And the distributions
>> don't update to 1.9 because we apparently don't think it is stable
>> because we don't update ourselves.
> When we first discussed the move into the ASF repository:
>
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2009-11/0259.shtml
>
> * Infra is willing to run our release candidates on the main repos, so
> we don't need a special server for that. they're pretty much willing
> to run anything we ask for (alpha? beta?), but that obviously means
> we better be *damned* sure it won't lose or corrupt the repo :-)
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Mark Phippard" <markphip_at_gmail.com>
> Sent: ‎9-‎10-‎2015 20:21
> To: "Subversion Development" <dev_at_subversion.apache.org>
> Subject: Running SVN 1.9.x on ASF servers?
>
> Does anyone know if/when it is planned to update the ASF servers to Subversion 1.9?
>
>
> The Apache headers say it is still running 1.8.1. Is that true? Or is it a patched version of 1.8.1 at least?
Received on 2015-10-10 09:17:51 CEST

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