Subversion 1.8.1 Released

Following June’s long-awaited release of Subversion 1.8, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has announced the first update, 1.8.1.

Apache Subversion 1.8.1 is largely a bug-fix release, including fixes for the following:

  • upgrade –  fix notification of 1.7.x working copies
  • resolve –  improve the interactive conflict resolution menu
  • translation updated for German and Simplified Chinese
  • improved error messages when encoding conversion fails
  • update –  fix some tree conflicts not triggering resolver
  • merge –  rename ‘automatic merge’ to ‘complete merge’
  • log –  reduce network usage on repository roots
  • commit –  remove stale entries from wc lock table when deleting
  • wc –  fix crash when target is symlink to a working copy root
  • mod_dav_svn –  better status codes for anonymous user errors
  • mod_dav_svn –  better status codes for commit failures

For a full list of all bug fixes and improvements, see the Apache changelog.

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