Apache Subversion 1.9.0, 1.8.14, 1.7.21 released

Apache Subversion 1.9.0, 1.8.14, 1.7.21 recently released, is a software versioning and revision control system distributed as free software under the Apache License. Developers use Subversion to maintain current and historical versions of files such as source code, web pages, and documentation. Its goal is to be a mostly compatible successor to the widely used Concurrent Versions System (CVS).


Apache Subversion 1.9.0 changelog


  • make all commands provide brief description in help output
  • flush stdout before exiting to avoid information being lost

Major new features:

  • fsfs: new format 7 with more efficient on-disk layout
  • resolve: improve interactive conflict resolution menus
  • blame: support showing prospective as well as previous changes
  • info: support printing of individual values with –show-item
  • svn auth: new subcommand to manage cached credentials and certs
  • svnserve: cache config and authz to lower resource usage and be able to serve large numbers of connections with a limited number of threads
  • membuffer: quadruple the maximum cacheable directory size
  • new filesystem fsx (faster, smaller)
  • See changelog for more

Apache Subversion 1.8.14 changelog

Client-side bugfixes:

  • document svn:autoprops
  • cp: fix ‘svn cp ^/A/D/H@1 ^/A’ to properly create A
  • resolve: improve conflict prompts for binary files
  • ls: improve performance of ‘-v’ on tag directories
  • improved Sqlite 3.8.9 query performance regression on externals
  • fixed issue #4580: ‘svn -v st’ on file externals reports “?” instead of user and revision after ‘svn up’
  • see changelog for more

Apache Subversion 1.7.21 changelog

Client-side bugfixes:

  • cp: fix ‘svn cp ^/A/D/H@1 ^/A’ to properly create A
  • fix issue: svnrdump load commits wrong properties, or fails, on a non-deltas dumpfile

Server-side bugfixes:

  • fix ‘svnadmin recover’ for pre-1.4 FSFS repositories
  • see changelog for more

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