Drop support for Subvertpy.
Review Request #13199 — Created Aug. 10, 2023 and submitted
Subvertpy hasn't had a release in two years, hasn't kept up with libsvn,
and has ended up more problematic for us than helpful. Since its
introduction, we've basically solved the PySVN installation story. With
the release of Review Board 5, we documented that Subvertpy was on its
This change completes that deprecation, removing all Subvertpy support
from the codebase and providing a notice in the documentation.
The Subversion SCMTool now relies on PySVN fully. This will end up
helping with some cleanup work that's in progress for SSL cert
The backend support remains. This may prove useful if we end up crafting
a ctypes-based backend down the road.
Unit tests pass.
Checked the codebase for any more signs of Subvertpy, and verified they
were all removed.