2009/11/10 Leif Mortenson <leif.mortenson_at_tanukisoftware.com>:
> First of all Tortoise SVN is a great tool! Thank you for all your hard work.
> First a little background to describe the issue.
> My development machine is a Mac OSX system running VMWare with a Guest
> Windows XP system. I have my Mac User directory shared with windows
> as a mapped drive.
> I have repositories checked out both to my Windows drive and the
> shared Mac drive. The repositories on the Mac drive are checked out
> and updated from the Mac command line, but I view the files in
> The problem is that every once in a while, I will accidentally do an
> update to a Mac repository from within Windows. Instantly before I
> can cancel, Tortoise SVN upgrades the version number of all of the
> .svn files. If I then go back to Mac and attempt any SVN operations,
> I will get the following error:
> svn: This client is too old to work with working copy '.'; please get
> a newer Subversion client
> On Mac, svn -version returns:
> Subversion command-line client, version 1.4.4.
> My request is:
> Would it be possible to add a check in Tortoise SVN where it will
> prompt the user for confirmation before updating the .svn files when
> the version difference is a major one?
Sorry, but no. That check and the auto-upgrade is done inside the
subversion library. You have to ask the subversion core developers on
the subversion mailing list.
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Received on 2009-11-10 10:31:05 CET