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RE: [Subclipse-users] subclipse client compatibility with older subversion servers

From: Alexander Kitaev <alex_at_tmate.org>
Date: 2006-02-28 20:32:59 CET

> The Subversion client is backwards compatible with any 1.0+
> server, as such, so is Subclipse. I know there was a time
> that JavaSVN wanted you on at least 1.1, but I do not think
> that is the case any more.
Current version of JavaSVN does support 1.0.x versions of Subversion server.
I doubt, however, that both JavaHL and JavaSVN will work with versions prior
to 1.0.0, but didn't try it myself.

Alexander Kitaev,
TMate Software,
http://tmate.org/
http://jetbrains.com/tmate/

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Phippard [mailto:markp@softlanding.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 20:18
> To: users@subclipse.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: [Subclipse-users] subclipse client compatibility
> with older subversion servers
>
> lamikr <lamikr@cc.jyu.fi> wrote on 02/28/2006 02:08:42 PM:
>
> > I know that the locking support is not available in the older
> > subversion servers but how about other compatibility, is
> the subclipse
> > 1.0 release candidate 6 compatible with the subversion
> > 1.1 and subversion 1.2 servers if I use javahl in the plug-in?
> > And what about the JavaSVN compatibility with the older servers?
>
> The Subversion client is backwards compatible with any 1.0+
> server, as such, so is Subclipse. I know there was a time
> that JavaSVN wanted you on at least 1.1, but I do not think
> that is the case any more.
>
> That being said, the client simply degrades gracefully when
> talking to an older server. For example, the log command is
> much, much faster if talking to at least a 1.2 server, and of
> course commands like lock will fail against servers that did
> not support the feature.
>
> Mark
>
>
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