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Re: Locking: repos upgrades?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2004-11-20 01:01:32 CET

kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato@collab.net> writes:
>
>>If our promise is that you can switch back and forth between 1.0 and
>>1.1 server versions on the same repos without badness, then yes, it
>>breaks them. Once the 1.1 code touches the repos, it will
>>soft-upgrade to the next format number, which will then cause the 1.0
>>code to error out.
>
>
> People should be able to downgrade from 1.2 to 1.1 and continue to use
> the same repository. So
>
> 1) create the new tables on the fly ("magically")
> 2) don't bump the fs format
>
> That does it, right? Old server code won't ever access the new
> tables, so they're harmless to 1.1.x and below.
>

Umm, I was under the impression that we only supported downgrading to an
earlier patch release, not an earlier minor release... Correct me if
I'm wrong...

-garrett

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