Press Release

15 Aug 2012

WANdisco announces release of Apache Subversion 1.7.6

Subversion 1.7.6 now available from WANdisco’s website, and through the award winning uberSVN platform.

 WANdisco (LSE: WAND) a leading provider of Apache Subversion-based software and services for the enterprise, and a corporate contributor to the Subversion project, has announced that a new release of the world's most popular open source version control system, Subversion 1.7.6, is now available. 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.

This release brings plenty of bug fixes and enhancements, including:

  • A fix for running tests against httpd version 2.4
  • Constant struct initialisers now used for C89 compatibility
  • Fixes for the output of 'svn propget -R' 'svn proplist' and 'svn status'
  • Optimized 'svn upgrade' performance on large working copies
  • A fix for 'svn upgrade' on working copies with certain tree conflicts
  • Fixes for two asserts into errors for TortoiseSVN

More information on what's new in Subversion 1.7.6 can be found in the Changes file.

"The Subversion 1.7 series is a major step forward for the community, and WANdisco are proud to be a part of the project at this exciting time," said Ian Wild, WANdisco's Vice President of Engineering. "We recently renewed and upgraded our Apache Software Foundation sponsorship, and look forward to working even more closely with the ASF and the Subversion community, on future releases."

As part of its commitment to the project, WANdisco will also be hosting a series of dedicated conferences for the Subversion community later this year.

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:

Subversion and the Subversion logo are trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation.

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