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Recommended update for subversion


(Last modified: 17OCT2005)

solutions Recommended update for subversion SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (13a35c240293f0ac8c315d0441ae5fb2)

Applies to

Package: subversion
Product(s): SLES SDK 9 for x86
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64
Patch: patch-10531
Release: 20051017
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using subversion should update.



Problem description

  • update svnbook
  • update to 1.2.3 User-visible-changes:
    • Client:
      • fixed: 'svn status -u' fails against pre-1.2 mod_dav_svn (r15359, r15423)
      • fixed: 'svn export' segfault (r15516)
      • fixed: 'svn merge' memory leak (r15233)
      • fixed: horrible rename-tracing performance against 1.0 servers (r15315)
      • fixed: 'svn cat' over file:// -- small leak (r15253)
      • fixed: crash with "svn lock" and authentication (r15703)
      • improvements to 'svnmerge' utility (r14008,-458,-587,-632, r15329,-340)
      • translation updates for French, German, Polish, Norwegian, Swedish, Korean
    • Server:
      • fixed: mod_authz_svn being overly restrictive (r15463)
      • fixed: fsfs directory caching bug (r15705, r15742)
    • Both:
      • fixed: crash when >50 options passed to any commandline app (r15251)
      • fixed: memory leak in character translation handle caching (r15379,-398)
    • fixed: crash when calling svn_client_(un)lock with no targets (r15734)
    • missing #include in SWIG bindings (r15683)
    • javahl bindings:
      • fixed: JNI library loading bug (r15552)
      • fixed: JNI stack-name cut and paste error (r15337)
      • fixed: crash when revisions have no dates (r15737)
    • perl bindings:
      • now compatible with SWIG 1.3.25 (r15248)
      • allow SVN::Pool to be used as pool parameter (r15450)
      • make SVN::Delta::Editor friendlier for debugging (r15609)
      • fixed: wrap svn_ra_stat properly (r15713)
      • fixed: bug in SVN::Core::Stream's read function (r15698, r15700)
    • ruby bindings:
      • now compatible with SWIG 1.3.25 (r14980, r15361)


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh subversion.rpm subversion-cvs2svn.rpm subversion-devel.rpm subversion-doc.rpm subversion-server.rpm subversion-viewcvs.rpm

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