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Re: Subversion questions

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-05-21 18:53:15 CEST

Paul L Lussier <pll@lanminds.com> writes:

> >2) Does upgrading Subversion requires (or will require in a near future)
> >any special procedure for the existing repositories ? Basically, if
> >someone uses Subversion right now, does a migration is to be planned
> >when Subversion 1.0 comes out, for example ?
> My understanding is that if you keep up with the releases, there is
> nothing to worry about, and that a best effort toward
> backward compatibility is made for at least one revision. So, if you
> are running 0.22 and svn 0.23 is released, then your safe. If you
> continue on with 0.22, and 0.27 is released, there are no
> guarantees.

This is correct, but I'd like to supplement your response by saying
that once Subversion hits 1.0, this compatibility window of a single
revision will be *greatly* widened. We don't want to scare people by
making them think they'll have to update their companies' 1.0-or-later
Subversion installations bi-monthly. :-)

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Received on Wed May 21 18:52:38 2003

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