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Re: Working copy version

From: Ulf Zibis <Ulf.Zibis_at_gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 17:31:40 +0100

Am 03.11.2009 03:47, Harun Trefry schrieb:
> It seems a bit wrong for me to be moderating my own message...
>
> Ulf Zibis wrote:
>
>> Am 02.11.2009 12:26, Simon Large schrieb:
>>
>>
>>> 2009/11/2 Ulf Zibis <Ulf.Zibis_at_gmx.de>:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> Am 02.11.2009 11:06, Simon Large schrieb:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> 2009/11/2 Ulf Zibis <Ulf.Zibis_at_gmx.de>:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> How to find out version of WC ?
>>>>>> I remember, there was some info in some file of .svn folder, but I don't
>>>>>> find it in my current 1.6 WC.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> "Check for Modifications" dialog perhaps?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> THanks, but I don't think, this would help, if my subversion (Tortiose
>>>> or other) client says: "This client is too old to work with working copy
>>>> '...' "
>>>>
>>>> I'm looking for a solution, without being dependant on any SVN software.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Then you are asking in the wrong place. If you want to find out about
>>> the internal workings of subversion you need to ask on the subversion
>>> users list.
>>>
>>>
>> From this line up to the end, you answer to the wrong place. ;-)
>> So I'm free to stay here for my answer.
>> BTW.: Some time ago I had same problem and I got perfect answer here,
>> But I don't remember the date of the post, and I wasn't able to find it
>> when searching in this list's archive.
>>
>>
>>
>>> But the format will be different for each version so you
>>> will have to state which version your WC is using. Why do you want to
>>> find the subversion version number without using subversion?
>>>
>>>
>> 1. subversion client says: "This client is too old to work with working
>> copy ..." (Didn't I post this before?)
>> 2. helping a colleague, who has tool where svn client is build in, but
>> doesn't know version. If I could get this info from one of his "entries"
>> files, I could inform him, which version alternative client must have to
>> use in parallel, without destroying usage by the existing tool.
>>
>>
>>
>>> If you
>>> can't use subversion then the WC is never going to be up to date
>>> anyway.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> Of course, I can use most highest svn version, but after that, ths wc
>> will be corrupt for clients with lower version.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>> Simon
>>>
>>>
> This discussion is getting quite long, for such a small question...
> hopefully I can help wind it up.
>
> The WC-format is the first line in the .svn/entries file, at least for
> 1.4 and up - the 10 in the one you posted.
> According to
> http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/tools/client-side/change-svn-wc-format.py
> :
> 8 is 1.4, 9 is 1.5, 10 is 1.6 and 11 is 1.7.
> Version 9 also had the file .svn/format, which might be what you
> remember
>

Yes, you are right. This was the irritating thing. Thanks for the info.

-Ulf

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