Re: RFS: subversion (updated package) [lenny-backports]
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Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> Michael Diers <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Dear mentors/backporters,
>> I am looking for a sponsor for the new version 1.5.6dfsg-1~bpo50+1
>> of my package "subversion".
> If you could update this to subversion 1.6 as currently found in
> squeeze, I'd be willing to test /and/ sponsor this upload for
I have submitted a backport of Subversion 1.6.4 today.
However, it is quite astonishing that nobody was interested in
sponsoring the update of Subversion 1.5.1 to Subversion 1.5.6.
The stock package in lenny (1.5.1dfsg1-4) is so buggy as to be virtually
useless for any non-trivial use case involving a lot of branching and
Actually, the same is true for the Subversion 1.6 series. I believe most
"lenny" users would be better off with an up-to-date Subversion 1.5
instead of Subversion 1.6.
Note that the bugs I'm talking about are "upstream" bugs, not Debian
package bugs per se.
Michael Diers, elego Software Solutions GmbH, http://www.elego.de
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