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Re: installation of svn rev 7674 will hose svn's wc for pre 7674 clients

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2003-11-08 23:56:56 CET

On Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 06:47:19PM +0000, Philip Martin wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> > I don't understand your complaint. Are you objecting to the fact that
> > the 'new' svn silently upgrades working copies to format 3
> > automatically, without giving the user a choice? Would you rather have
> > had some sort of 'upgrade' script to run?
> It might be better if the upgrading only happened when taking a write
> lock (things like "svn up" and "svn commit"). Then "svn status" and
> svnversion would not trigger an upgrade.

Yah... given that I have a number of format==1 directories in my working
copy (which includes the top-level), I'm a bit reluctant to simply
upgrade. It's gonna be a bit of a pain.

I've already minimized some pain by rm'ing and updating subdirs where I
had no local mods or anything, but I still have a number of dirs at 1.



Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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