Apache Subversion 1.7.7 Arrives

Apache Subversion 1.7.7 is now available to download. This latest release builds on Subversion 1.7, which was a major leap forward for the popular open source version control system. Subversion 1.7.7 features plenty more fixes and enhancements for users of the 1.7 series:

  • A fix for a memory read bug
  • Unknown password stores in configuration files no longer cause errors
  • “All tests successful” is now printed at the end of ‘make check’
  • Fixes for issues that could occur when applying Git patch files
  • Status no longer descends into dir externals following upgrade

A full list of what’s new can be found in the Apache Subversion Changes file.

If you’re looking for up-to-the-minute information on all the latest releases and features of Subversion (not to mention info on the upcoming 1.8 release) there’s still time to register for Subversion Live. Taking place later this month in three locations – San Francisco, Greenwich and London – later this month, this series of two-day conferences will cover everything from branching and merging best practices, hook scripts, Apache Bloodhound, and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet the core Subversion committers, including Vice President of Subversion Greg Stein.

To find out more about Subversion Live, or to register for the event, visit http://www.wandisco.com/svn-live-2012

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