On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 8:03 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>wrote:
> Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote on Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 07:53:05 -0400:
> > On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 6:59 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
> > > On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 6:35 AM, Ben Stover <bxstover_at_yahoo.co.uk>
> > > > As I can see there are a couple of different SVN servers and mutiple
> > > clients.
> > > >
> > > > Do all SVN clients work with all SVN servers?
> > > > Or are some clients tied to the usage of some special SVN servers?
> > >
> > > All client and servers should be interoperable, even across versions.
> > > So a 1.7 client should work with a 1.0 server and vice versa. Clients
> > > are generally interoperable with each other on the same working copy
> > > as well. In that scenario, all of the clients do need to be from the
> > > same major.minor Subversion version as the client working copy format
> > > typically changes between versions
> > >
> > Some features are not backwards compatible. The syntax of svn:externals,
> > for example, has changed significantly. And there are still people with
> The old syntax is recognized by all servers and clients, and the help
> output documents exactly which syntaxes are not compatible with older
> (<=1.4) clients.
And RHEL 4 comes with subversion 1.1.1. It's still under extended support
from Red Hat: I'm trying to build a clean update to the Repoforge 1.6.17
that compiles on all RHEL 4 or greater releases, and it is *NOT* easy.
Received on 2012-03-30 02:34:17 CEST