Press Release

17 May 2012

Even more enhancements with Apache Subversion 1.7.5

WANdisco announces that Apache Subversion 1.7.5 is available from their website, and through the award winning uberSVN platform.


 WANdisco, a leading provider of Apache Subversion-based software and services for the enterprise, and a major corporate contributor to the Subversion project, has announced that the latest release of Apache Subversion is available for free download from, and also through uberSVN, the award winning platform that recently came out of beta testing.

Apache Subversion 1.7.5 builds on the major improvements and new features introduced in Subversion 1.7, which included the new ‘svnrdump’ remote dumpfile tool and a complete rewrite of the working copy metadata system. Subversion 1.7.5’s enhancements and fixes, include:

  • a performance improvement for scanning the working copy root
  • a memory and file-handle management improvement
  • a fix for regression from version 1.6 in update with --depth option
  • a fix for 'svn update --depth=empty' against 1.4 servers

The full list of what’s new and noteworthy in Apache Subversion 1.7.5, is available in the Changes file. The latest, certified open source binaries are available from the WANdisco website and also through uberSVN.

As part of its commitment to the Subversion community, WANdisco recently announced the next set of SVN webinars in their free training program, including an Advanced Branching and Merging webinar. WANdisco also offers professional support for Apache Subversion, and migration packages specifically designed for SVN users who are migrating to the latest 1.7 release.

About Subversion

Apache Subversion (SVN) is a version control system initiated in 2000. It is used to maintain current and 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:

About WANdisco

WANdisco is the world leader in Active Data Replication. Its patented WANdisco Fusion technology enables the replication of continuously changing data to the cloud and on-premises data centers with guaranteed consistency, no downtime and no business disruption. It also allows distributed development teams to collaborate as if they are all working in one location. WANdisco has an OEM with IBM as well as partnerships with Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Google Cloud, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle to resell its patented technology. WANdisco also works directly with Fortune 1000 companies around the world to ensure their data can give them the real insight they need.

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WANdisco plc
Alexandra Gee
VP Marketing & Communications