SOURCE: WANdisco, Plc.

WANdisco, Plc.

August 15, 2012 09:15 ET

WANdisco Announces Release of Apache Subversion 1.7.6

Subversion 1.7.6 Now Available From WANdisco's Website, and Through the Award Winning uberSVN Platform

SAN RAMON, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2012) -   WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a leading provider of Apache Subversion-based software and services for the enterprise, and a corporate contributor to the Subversion project, has announced that a new release of the world's most popular open source version control system, Subversion 1.7.6, is now available. Apache Subversion 1.7.6 can be downloaded for free from the WANdisco website, and is also available through the award winning, open ALM uberSVN platform.

This release brings plenty of bug fixes and enhancements, including:

  • A fix for running tests against httpd version 2.4
  • Constant struct initialisers now used for C89 compatibility
  • Fixes for the output of 'svn propget -R' 'svn proplist' and 'svn status'
  • Optimized 'svn upgrade' performance on large working copies
  • A fix for 'svn upgrade' on working copies with certain tree conflicts
  • Fixes for two asserts into errors for TortoiseSVN

More information on what's new in Subversion 1.7.6 can be found in the Changes file.

"The Subversion 1.7 series is a major step forward for the community, and WANdisco are proud to be a part of the project at this exciting time," said Ian Wild, WANdisco's Vice President of Engineering. "We recently renewed and upgraded our Apache Software Foundation sponsorship, and look forward to working even more closely with the ASF and the Subversion community, on future releases."

As part of its commitment to the project, WANdisco will also be hosting a series of dedicated conferences for the Subversion community later this year. 

About WANdisco
WANdisco (LSE: WAND) is a leading provider of Apache Subversion-based software and services for the enterprise. The company's products include:uberSVN -- the new open ALM platform for Subversion, Subversion MultiSiteSubversion Access Control and Subversion Clustering. Fortune Global 1000 companies such as AT&T, Intel, Honda, Nokia, Juniper Networks and Motorola rely on WANdisco's Subversion solutions for enterprise-class performance, scalability and 24-by-7 availability. A recent Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) study of WANdisco's Subversion MultiSite revealed a 167% return on investment with a nine-month payback period. Subversion is recognized by Forrester as the sole leader in the Standalone Software Configuration Management (SCM) category. For more information, please visit us at: http://www.wandisco.com.

About Apache Subversion
Apache Subversion (SVN) is a version control system initiated in 2000. It is used 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). In a 2007 report by Forrester Research, Subversion was recognized as the sole leader in the Standalone Software Configuration Management (SCM) category and a strong performer in the Software Configuration and Change Management (SCCM) category. Subversion is released under the Apache License, making it free software. For more information, please visit: http://subversion.apache.org.

Subversion and the Subversion logo are trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation.

All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their registered owners.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Jessica Thornsby
    Email Contact
    Phone: USA: +1 925 380 1728
    UK: +44 (0)114 3039985