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Re: CVS Feature Version 1.12.13 Released! * Security Update *


From: Peter Connolly
Subject: Re: CVS Feature Version 1.12.13 Released! * Security Update *
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 09:24:30 -0700

Is there any list that shows the feature changes of JUST the 1.12.x branch.
I'm constantly asked why we should upgrade to 1.12 but the changelog shows
1.12 and 1.11 updates, not just 1.12 updates, so it's difficult to pull out
all the relevant 1.12 changes.

pc

On 10/3/05, Derek Robert Price <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>
> Feature CVS 1.12.13 has been released. Feature releases contain new
> features
> as well as all the bug fixes from the stable releases. This version fixes
> two security vulnerabilities in the zlib compression libraries (see CERT
> vulnerabilities advisories [http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/238678 #238678]
> &
> [http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/680620 #680620] for more info), several
> issues involving potential data-loss on heavily loaded systems, some minor
> potential crashes, hangs, and several minor annoyances in CVS client and
> server behavior.
>
> This release also adds a handful of new features, mostly providing
> expanded
> server configurability, but including repair of a major Windows client
> issue
> that has prevented the Windows client from accessing remote repositories
> for
> several feature releases and fixes for some minor cvs watch bugs.
>
> We recommend this upgrade for all CVS clients and servers already running
> the
> feature release and for those who simply like to stay on the cutting edge!
>
> Please take a look at the
> [
> http://savannah.nongnu.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs/cvs/ccvs/NEWS?rev=1.341&content-type=text/vnd.viewcvs-markup
> NEWS file] from the CVS source distribution for more information about the
> changes contained in this release.
>
> CVS can be downloaded from [http://ftp.gnu.org/non-gnu/cvs/ GNU download
> server] within four hours of this announcement or one of the
> [http://www.gnu.org/prep/ftp.html mirrors] after 24 hours or so (make sure
> to
> check the '''non-gnu''' directory on the mirrors). (This release may be
> obtained from [http://savannah.nongnu.org/download/cvs/ Savannah download
> server] prior to appearing on the GNU download server, but please don't
> use
> the already heavily loaded Savannah download server unless you have to.)
> For
> other ways to obtain CVS, please read
> [http://www.gnu.org/software/software.html#HowToGetSoftware How to get GNU
> Software].
>
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