[Bioc-devel] hedgehog Subversion server upgrade Tuesday 9/30

Dan Tenenbaum dtenenba at fhcrc.org
Sat Sep 20 22:32:34 CEST 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kasper Daniel Hansen" <kasperdanielhansen at gmail.com>
> To: "Dan Tenenbaum" <dtenenba at fhcrc.org>
> Cc: "bioc-devel" <bioc-devel at r-project.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 5:35:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [Bioc-devel] hedgehog Subversion server upgrade Tuesday 9/30
> The standard install of subversion on a recent Mac is 1.7.10. Is the
> 1.8.8 backwards compatible with earlier clients? I have only used
> newer clients with older repositories, newer the other way around.

I am able to use version 1.7.10 of the client with the new server. You may have to 'svn upgrade' your existing working copies but this is a fast one-time operation.


> Kasper
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 4:35 PM, Dan Tenenbaum < dtenenba at fhcrc.org >
> wrote:
> Hello Bioconductor developers,
> On Tuesday 9/30 at 8:00 AM (Seattle time), the Subversion server on
> hedgehog will
> stop for two hours until 10:00 AM.
> hedgehog is the svn server for all Bioconductor packages, so this
> will
> mean you will be unable to commit or check out repositories during
> this
> time. If you are using the Git-Svn bridge, it will also not
> be syncing during this time but should catch up afterwards.
> The purpose of this downtime is to move the Subversion service to
> new faster hardware, a new OS (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS), and new versions
> of Subversion (v1.8.8) and Apache2 (v2.4.7).
> The server itself will still be named hedgehog, but the IP address
> will change. Part of the 2-hour downtime is to allow changes to DNS
> to take place, moving the name from one address to the other.
> Everything else about Subversion on hedgehog will remain the same.
> If you are still using this service, you should not have to make any
> changes due to this upgrade.
> Please reply to the list if you have any questions about this.
> Dan
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