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Re: Locking: repos upgrades?

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-20 00:57:54 CET

"C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato@collab.net> writes:
> If our promise is that you can switch back and forth between 1.0 and
> 1.1 server versions on the same repos without badness, then yes, it
> breaks them. Once the 1.1 code touches the repos, it will
> soft-upgrade to the next format number, which will then cause the 1.0
> code to error out.

People should be able to downgrade from 1.2 to 1.1 and continue to use
the same repository. So

   1) create the new tables on the fly ("magically")
   2) don't bump the fs format

That does it, right? Old server code won't ever access the new
tables, so they're harmless to 1.1.x and below.

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