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RE: When to upgrade repository format number?

From: Dale Worley <dworley_at_pingtel.com>
Date: 2005-03-12 01:21:43 CET

> From: kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net

> Max Bowsher pointed out that we could take the following strategy
> instead:

As a general rule, it's a very good thing to preserve upward compatibility.
(Someone noted that one reason B*ll G*t*s is rich is that he was careful to
minimize upgrade incompatibilities.) Very often, users are in environments
where they are constrained to interoperate with systems they do not control.

> * Would 'svnadmin create' create format 4 or format 3 repositories
> in 1.2?
> * If format 3, would 'svnadmin create' take a new option to
> indicate that you want locking from the beginning?

It seems to me that you want any command that creates a repository to have
an argument or option telling which version to create.


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