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CVSNT 2.5.05 (Gan) Build 3649 (RC1) You can download this release from: http://www.evscm.org/modules/Downloads/#testrel I've rushed this out so that Torsten can include the latest release in TortoiseCVS. Fixed in this release (since 2.5.04): -------------------------------------- 5103+ server now runs in Unicode always 5406 Keywords regular expression matches file not path 5239 write through proxy 'hangs' on add/commit 5282 Audit 'Commands out of sync' error 5353 audit MSSQL fail on postcommit 5445 VerifyTrust very slow when DNS is broken? 5446 IPv6 handling 5464 E-mail plugin: Notify e-mail fails to send if no CVSROOT/users 5476 Ensure client protocol buffer flush is safe 5546 enh: 'cvs switch' verb for when a server/repo has moved 5554 Port 2.5.03 API changes to 2.5.05 (compiler fixes only) 5556 Installer should encourage participation 5558 cvs update: [update aborted]: writing to server socket 5599 backport cvs suite 2008 gserver fixes to 2.5.05 5612 2.5.04 wont compile if no zlib on system 5622 Audit MySQL 'Commands out of sync' error 5724 chinese: 'write to fileattr.xml error when commit a file' 5639 Send statistics for average/count for binary and text files 5644+ parallel rtags - one rtag may 'delete' tags created by the other 5747+ enh: sserver on windows native schannel 5748+ enh: sserver based on win32 crypt functions 5749+ enh: Idn support 5761+ merge in changes from 2.5.04.3510 to 2.5.05 5663+ advertising changes (see below) Note +: these changes are new since the 2.5.05.3489 beta ** The advertising in this release has been changed: ** ** On windows a dialog will now display once per day ** this can be adjusted as low as once per week ** ** On Windows the advert will still be written into the ** commit history however it can be disabled using the previously ** documented registry key (now on client and server) ** ** If you build from source you don't get advertising We've done major upgrades to the CVSNT source code - so it is now much more 'modern' and therefore has a requirement for much more modern operating systems and compilerrs. Our builds are made on Mac OS 10.5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Windows 7 (using Visual Studio 2008). Windows XP SP2 is the OLDEST operating system we will address community bug reports for. As always we do not provide comprehensive release notes for community releases. If you want to know everything that has changed between your current release and this release - please look at the source code. We CAN and DO provide comprehensive release notes for our CVS Suite customers - because the development process is managed differently. Known bugs: ----------------------- On windows the hyperlinks in the advertising message do not work Latest documentation: ----------------------- http://www.cvsnt.org/manual_testing_2.5 Description: -------------- The first (and final?) RC of 2.5.05 was released today. This resolves all issues reported on support.cvsnt to date. Several developers, some employed by March Hare Software, regularly add features to the CVSNT_2_0_x branch of the source and March Hare Software irregularly create builds for testing (usually at least Red Hat Linux and Windows x32) which are checked with the test scripts in cvsnt/testcvs. A build is declared stable after that version has been running on cvs.cvsnt.org for a period of time with no reports of errors on the support.cvsnt newsgroup. 2009 is the 5 year anniversary of March Hare Software's sponsorship of the project - taking the project from before 2.0.51 through 2.0.6x, 2.5.01, 2.5.02, 2.5.03 and the current stable 2.5.04 and now stable 2.5.05 releases. In particular we have sponsored features including: failsafe audit, user-defined changesets (including merge by changeset), fine-grained access control (ACL) and distributed multi-site repostiories (write through proxy). The 2.5.05 releases are designed for community use, ie: the basis for testing and development by the open source community. In no way does anyone guarentee or warrant that this software is suitable for any commercial purpose. If you require a commercial grade / quality tested version control solution please purchase CVS Suite from the web site. There are several commercial GUI's and Visual Studio add-ins which work with CVSNT, however only sales of CVS Suite provide the funding for the project. Bug fixes and 'open source' support will only be provided for builds on the CVSNT_2_0_x branch. If you are maintaining a separate build (eg: debian) then it is this branch only that you should apply patches to. Release Plan: -------------- 2.5.05 will be the first release where unicode is the 'default' installation mode on windows. This has been activated on this the first RC release. If no issues are reported with this build I will endeavour to produce the stable before end of December 2009. Regards, Arthur Barrett