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Re: What do Subversion version numbers mean?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-12-21 23:02:40 CET

Branko Čibej wrote:

>I disagree. While the page certainly doesn't say anything about network
>protocols and on-disk data formats, I think we can easily extrapolate
>from the principles stated there. For example,
> * A patch version change is fod bug fixes only. There are no changes
> in schema, protocols or API, and both clients and libraries are
> backwards and forwards compatible between different patch releases.
> * A minor version change implies backward compatible changes in the
> API, schema and protocols. For example, a client built against
> library version X.Y.Z will work correctly with library version
> X.Y+1.n; and an X.Y+1.n server will work correctly with a
> repository created by svnadmin X.Y.Z.
> * We don't promise _any_ compatibility between different major
> versions, except that you can always migrate a repository with
> svnadmin dump/load.

Heh, and it looks like this is almost exactly what Erik wrote.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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