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Re: dropping support for old (format 1) working copies

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2003-11-07 18:31:19 CET

Colin Watson wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 10:14:41AM -0600, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
>> Would anyone object if the client just gave a verbose error on
>> encountering a version 1 working copy? Our code hasn't created such
>> working copies for well over a year now. I'm sure there are some
>> still out there, but an error telling people to check out again isn't
>> the worst thing in the world, from pre-1.0 software.
>
> Oof.
>
> [cjwatson@riva ~]$ cat .svn/format
> 1
>
> Trying to check out my home directory again is going to give me a
> serious headache

Why? Because its big, or because you can't delete and re-create your home
dir?

If the latter:

Commit any uncommited changes.
Erase all .svn directories and versioned content.
svn co file:///repos/homedir .

Max.

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