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Re: Subversion 1.5

From: asdf <fia_wrc_fanatic_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2007-03-09 20:16:04 CET

--- "Hyrum K. Wright" <hyrum_wright@mail.utexas.edu> wrote:

> There are currently several new features in trunk which are ready to
> go
> into the next Subversion release. These include:
> * Cyrus SASL support (SoC project '06)
> * Copy/move improvements (Peg revision support, support 'svn mv
> file1
> file2; svn mv file2 file3', support 'svn cp *.c dir')
> * Dav mirroring
> * Cancellation improvements
> * JavaHL improvements
> * Partial sparse directories support (not in trunk yet, but
> anticipated to be merged soon.)
> * Changelist support
> * Various bugfixes
> Our question to you is whether or not you, as users of Subversion,
> would
> like Subversion 1.5 now with the above features, or 1.5 in 6 months
> with
> features plus merge tracking? Releasing 1.5 now will push 1.6 back
> slightly due to the overhead associated with 1.5. If we do release
> 1.5
> now, we hope to release 1.6, with merge tracking, by 4Q 2007.

I'll be the first one to say that I am willing to wait ~ 6 months to
get 1.5 with merge tracking.

None of the features listed above is critical to our setup/use of

When you say "too long since the last release" are you referring to 1.4
or 1.4.3? If the former then I do agree, if the latter then I don't
think it has been that long since 1.4.3 was released.

I am hesitant to go through another upgrade cycle too soon since in our
environment we have subversion running on Windows and a few flavours of


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