svn-1.8 Release Notes

David Stacey
Thu Jun 13 17:54:00 GMT 2013

Two items of interest for Cygwin, especially in the light of recent work 
with the SQLite3 locking mechanism:


Subversion can be configured to use exclusive SQLite locks by making a 
simple addition to the .subversion/config file.


The Berkeley back-end has been deprecated, in favour of FSFS. You may 
recall that I reported some difficulty in getting Cygwin svn to work 
reliably with the Berkeley DB back-end:

So this might be one problem that doesn't need fixing!


Problem reports:
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