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Re: get version of repository

From: Steve King <ichselbst_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2003-05-26 23:23:27 CEST

----- Original Message -----
From: "Branko Čibej" <brane@xbc.nu>
> >>>
> > And that's exactly the problem. It's easily done inside a LAN where
> >the admin has control over the clients. But imagine a public
> >repository where you don't have that control (e.g. sourceforge.net).?
> >Personally I don't think that this should be done after 1.0 but before
> >since this feature is especially useful during the development phase
> >of subversion where changes to client/server are more likely than
> >after 1.0.
> >
> Hm. You have a point. This is somethign that would have to be exposed by
> the RA layer...
> Actually, for ra_dav, I think you can already do a client version check
> on the server, using Apache config directives.

That's great! But is there a way for a client to get the version of the

> >Sure, you're right. Do you know if the actually do?
> >
> I'm not sure we're talking about the same thing. Did you mean the BDB
> version that the FS layer was linked agains should be available for
> inspection, or the repository version, or the Subversion version number?

Both the subversion version and the BDB version should be possible
to read out somehow. It would also help if something goes wrong
to 'debug' the reason. The more information you can get the better.


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