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Re: Can't downgrade TSVN

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-26 10:01:48 CEST

Sven Brueggemann wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I had Build 7301 on my machine and tried to downgrade to RC1 (7195)
> to see, whether a problem that occured to me was recently introduced.
>
> The RC1 installer told me I was going to downgrade and I accepted,
> since that was exactly what I wanted. After installation an reboot, I
> noticed that the exes were still 7301 ones.
>
> I looked at Control Panel/Software and noticed that there are two
> TSVN entries: One for 7301 and one for 7195. So I deinstalled 7301,
> and rebooted. After that, my TSVN context menu was gone, but the
> exes were still 7301.
>
> So I deinstalled 7195, rebooted, installed 7195, rebooted, and
> finally got what I wanted: A 7195 installation.
>
> Can we do something about this? I'm thinking of the upcoming 1.4.0
> release - the TSVN release is usually released some weeks before
> the CLI binaries and some people might want to downgrade when
> they notice that TSVN 1.4 and the 1.3 CLI can't share a working
> copy.

AFAIK downgrading works fine for major versions. But as you have seen,
it doesn't work that well for intermediate releases where the first
three version digits still match.

Stefan

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