WANdisco Announces Release of Apache Subversion 1.6.18

Apache Subversion 1.6.18 is now available through the WANdisco website and uberSVN, the free, open ALM platform for SVN

SAN RAMON, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2012) - WANdisco, the leading provider of Apache Subversion-based software and services for the enterprise, and a major corporate sponsor of the Subversion project, has announced that Apache Subversion 1.6.18 is available from the WANdisco website, and also through uberSVN, the free, open ALM platform for Apache Subversion. uberSVN users also have the option of toggling between the latest 1.7 releases of Subversion and the 1.6.18 release, from inside their uberSVN installation using the 'SVN Switch' feature.

Subversion 1.6.18 features a list of bug fixes for users of Subversion's 1.6 series, including:

  • A fix for a reintegrate merge regression introduced in Subversion 1.6.13.
  • Plug for a memory leak in the bdb backend
  • A fix for non-fatal FSFS corruption bug with concurrent commits
  • Server-side performance fix for "log -g"
  • Fix for a crash in the ra_svn SASL authentication
  • Passing --with-jdk to gen-make.py is now allowed on Windows

The full list of what's new and noteworthy is available in the Changes file.

WANdisco has three migration packages designed for organizations looking to make the leap to Subversion's 1.7 series. More information can be found at http://www.wandisco.com/migrate-subversion-17. To learn about WANdisco's full range of Subversion support, training and consulting services, visit http://www.wandisco.com/services.

About WANdisco
WANdisco 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 MultiSite, Subversion 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 380% return on investment with a four-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:www.wandisco.com.

About 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.

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