It may be nearly the end of the year, but there’s still time for one more release of Apache Subversion. SVN 1.7.8 features plenty of fixes and enhancements, including:
- Adding missing attributes to “svn log -v –xml” output
- Fixing a hang that could occur during error processing
- Fixing incorrect status returned by 1.6 API
- Adding Vary: header to GET responses to improve cacheability
- Subversion 1.7.8 ignores file externals with mergeinfo when merging
A full list of everything’s that new in Subversion 1.7.8 is available at the Changes file. Free binaries of Subversion 1.7.8 are available to download through the WANdisco website.
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TortoiseSVN 1.7.9 is now available to download.
This release of the popular Windows client for Apache Subversion fixes a bug introduced in the 1.7.8 release, that could cause other applications to crash. This release also fixes some additional bugs, including crashes when refreshing the status list control, and copied files failing to revert to the recycle bin. TortoiseSVN 1.7.9 is linked against Subversion 1.7.6.
TortoiseSVN users are recommended to upgrade to this release as soon as possible.
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