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Re: Handling RA extensions between 1.x releases

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-06-08 05:59:18 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:

>On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 23:26, Branko Čibej wrote:
>
>
>> * How does a new server know it's talking to an old client?
>>
>>
>
>So far, we haven't needed to answer that question (at least, post-1.0;
>
>
I know, that's why I asked. :-) We obviously will need an answer before 1.1.

>the pipeline editor changes in ra_svn needed the answer to that
>question, but they went in pre-1.0).
>
>But, the answer is:
>
> * ra_svn: Capability strings in the greeting, or by tacking stuff onto
>the end of tuples when that's simpler. (For edit pipelining, I used a
>capability string; for the repos root, we tacked it onto the end of one
>of the server messages during the greeting.)
>
>
So the svnserve protocol ignores extra info at the end of command strings?

> * ra_dav: Typically, by making the client request new behavior with a
>property, like we did with the "send-all" property in r7727 with fast
>updates.
>
>
Both sound reasonable. Thanks.

-- 
Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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