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Re: 'svn cleanup' upgrades?

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 12:51:30 -0600

Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Hyrum K. Wright wrote on Tue, 27 Jan 2009 at 08:28 -0600:
>> Blair Zajac wrote:
>>> So I don't see a bug here, only potentially an improvement to svn cleanup.
>> 'svn cleanup' will be the method by which pre-1.7 working copies are upgraded
>> to the new wc-ng format.
>
> Not the most intuitive UI.

Pre-1.7 working copies are a big mess, so 'svn cleanup' actually makes sense.

Seriously, though, the upgrade from 1.6 to 1.7 will need to be explicit, due to
the large amount of data moving, spanning potentially large directory
hierarchies. Using 'cleanup' make sense, since part of the upgrade will be to
run any existing logs, then migrate the data to the new format.

> Also, I'm assuming 1.7 isn't going to be able to support *writing* 1.6-era
> wc's? (Because if it would, we shouldn't shadow the 'cleanup'
> functionality, IMO...)

Correct. We're still debating it, but I think in order to do *anything*, read
or write, with a 1.7 client, you'll need to upgrade. No sitting on the fence
this time. :)

-Hyrum

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