Why fetch.type svn installs port:subversion?

Vitaly Harisov vitaly at harisov.name
Thu Sep 17 12:46:53 PDT 2009

On Thu, 17 Sep 2009 22:44:17 +0300, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org>  

> On Sep 17, 2009, at 14:37, Vitaly Harisov wrote:
>> On Thu, 17 Sep 2009 22:17:11 +0300, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> Finally, it was changed so that on Snow Leopard, which has a recent- 
>>> enough svn, the system svn is allowed to be sufficient:
>>> http://trac.macports.org/changeset/56160
>>> So, it is correct the way it is now.
>> When this will be released? I use MacPorts 1.8.0 on Snow Leopard.
> Oh, I didn't realize that hadn't made it into 1.8.0, but I see it was  
> only made on trunk. This change should be merged back to the release_1_8  
> branch, and then it will be in 1.8.1, whenever that is released. We have  
> no particular release schedule. We have a few permissions issues still  
> to resolve with non-root installs for which a new 1.8.x release  
> definitely will be made. Not sure if we'll wait until we fix those to  
> release 1.8.1, or release a 1.8.1 sooner with the fixes that have  
> already occurred and let the permissions fixes be 1.8.2.

Thank you for your answer. I vote for second variant ;)

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