Press Release

21 Sep 2012

WANdisco announces release of Apache Subversion 1.6.19

Apache Subversion 1.6.19 is now available from WANdisco's website and through uberSVN, the free, open ALM platform for SVN.


WANdisco (LSE: WAND) a leading provider of Apache Subversion based software and services for the enterprise and a corporate contributor to the Subversion project, today announced that a new release of the open source version control system, Apache Subversion 1.6 series is available.

Apache Subversion 1.6.19 includes fixes and enhancements for users of the 1.6 series, including:

  • A fix for a server hang that could occur if a hook script failed to start
  • A fix for a write-through proxy commit regression introduced in Subversion 1.6.17
  • Partial sync drops properties when converting to adds
  • A fix for the testsuite to avoid FAILs on APR hash order

Apache Subversion 1.7.6 can be downloaded for free from the WANdisco website, and is also available through the award-winning, open ALM uberSVN platform. uberSVN users have the option of toggling between the latest 1.7 releases of Subversion and the 1.6.19 release from inside their uberSVN installation using the innovative "SVN Switch" feature.

As part of its commitment to the project, WANdisco will also be hosting a series of dedicated conferences for the Subversion community in San Francisco, Greenwich/New York and London throughout October 2012. Subversion Live is a series of two-day events featuring sessions covering everything from Subversion's future to expert-led best practices workshops. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to meet the core Subversion committers, including director of the Apache Software Foundation, Greg Stein.

More information on Apache Subversion 1.6.19 can be found in the Changes file.

About Apache Subversion

Apache Subversion (SVN) is a version control system initiated in 2000. It is used to maintain current and historical 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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Alexandra Gee
VP Marketing & Communications