[ANNOUNCEMENT] [TEST] Updated: subversion-1.7.0rc3-1

David Rothenberger daveroth@acm.org
Fri Sep 23 16:12:00 GMT 2011

A new version of subversion is available. This is a major new
upstream release.

This release candidate is expected to become the final release on or
around Sept. 28, barring show-stopping bugs.

USE THIS AT YOUR OWN RISK! The Apache Subversion team says the

  Even though we feel that this release is ready for widespread
  testing by the community, some things may still change before the
  final release. Of particular note, please remember than persistent
  data, such as the working copy or repository formats may change
  before the final release, and there may not be an upgrade path
  from the pre-releases to the final.

For this reason, this release is marked "experimental" at this

See CHANGES (URL below) for more information about the differences
between 1.6.17 and previous Subversion releases.

IMPORTANT: This release has a new working copy format. To use this
release, you must manually upgrade your working copy format,
rendering it unusable with previous major releases.

Please see the release notes


for more details about the changes in Subversion.



for more details about the changes in 1.7.0.

Subversion is a version control system designed to be a compelling
successor to CVS.

Please see

for the latest official release of the Subversion Book, covering 1.6


for the WIP version of the book covering 1.7.

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