[Bf-committers] Requesting an SVN server update

Dalai Felinto dfelinto at gmail.com
Sun Aug 1 13:05:00 CEST 2010

I'm not going to be at the meeting today but it sounds as a topic that
could be settled there.
Mitchell will probably not be present either (the meeting is at 7am there).

So if anyone can bring the attention to this topic in the meeting it
would be nice.


2010/7/30 Mitchell Stokes <mogurijin at gmail.com>:
> Hello devs,
> The version of Subversion that the SVN server is using (1.4.3) is around 4
> years old and is serious need of being updated. 1.5.x made improvements to
> merging and I think 1.6.x made improvements to resolving conflicts. With the
> amount of branching that Blender does (10 branches this summer from GSoC
> alone) I would think that updating to a version of Subversion that has
> better merging would be desired. I understand that updating the server
> software can be a daunting (and often disrupting) task, but I think doing an
> update once every 4 years isn't too much to ask for. Also, while on  the
> topic of updating server software, what happened to the tracker updates?
> I've spent yesterday and today trying to fix merging problems that would not
> be present with a newer version of Subversion, so I'm a little annoyed right
> now. As such, this message might come across as a little harsher than I
> intended. Please do not take offense as none was intended.
> Cheers,
> Mitchell Stokes (Moguri)
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