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5.315. subversion and neon

Updated subversion and neon packages that fix several bugs and add an enhancement are now available.
Subversion (SVN) is a concurrent version control system which enables one or more users to collaborate in developing and maintaining a hierarchy of files and directories while keeping a history of all changes.
Neon is an HTTP library and WebDAV client library used by Subversion.

Bug Fixes

The "svn" command unnecessarily required access to the parent directory during certain types of merge operations, which could be denied by the authorization policy on the server. The SVN client has been fixed to not require such access.
When the "AuthzForceUsernameCase lower" directive was configured in the /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf file, the "mod_authz_svn" module could crash with a segmentation fault. With this update, segmentation faults no longer occur when using the "AuthzForceUsernameCase" directive.
Due to a bug in the neon HTTP library, the Server Name Indication (SNI) support was disabled on an SVN client. This update upgrades the neon library, and SNI now works as expected.


BZ#711904, BZ#720790
This update adds an init script for the "svnserve" daemon.
Users are advised to upgrade to these updated subversion and neon packages, which resolve these issues and add this enhancement.