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[ANNOUNCEMENT] [1.7] Updated: {subversion,subversion-apache2,subversion-devel,subversion-perl,subversion-python,subversion-ruby}-1.6.3-2

Subject: [1.7] Updated: {subversion,subversion-apache2,subversion-devel,subversion-perl,subversion-python,subversion-ruby}-1.6.3-2

A new version of subversion is now available for download. This
version is built for Cygwin 1.7.

This release enables the windows-cryptoapi password store, so
encrypted passwords can be stored.

There were two test failures with Cygwin 1.7. One was related to
packing an FSFS filesystem. The other problem was that tests hung
using the serf HTTP library. This package still includes support for
serf, but if you encounter problems, please switch to the neon

This is a new upstream release. See CHANGES (URL below) for more

IMPORTANT: This release will silently upgrade your Subversion
working copies to the 1.6 format, rendering them unusable with
previous major versions of Subversion.

Please see the release notes

for more details about the changes in Subversion.


for more details about the changes in 1.6.3.

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 1.5

for the WIP version of the book covering 1.6.

Note that downloads from (aka aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations.  This means that you will need
to find a mirror which has this update, please choose the one
nearest to you:

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