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Re: locking a file renders repos unusable with older clients

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-03-26 15:37:04 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Norbert Unterberg wrote:
>>> I do not think this is true. I believe the repository will auto-update
>>> regardless of the RA method used to access it.
>> I do not know that much details about subversion, but I did not think
>> that a subversion 1.1 svnserve process or mod_ dav_svn module running
>> on a server would upgrade the repository to a 1.2 format when processing
>> requests from a remote 1.2 client?
> Any program that links to libsvn_repos 1.2, and then opens a repository,
> will auto-upgrade the repository's 'format' file. This could be an svn
> 1.2 client using file:///, or it could be *any* version of mod_dav_svn
> or svnserve that just happens to link to the libsvn 1.2 libraries.

Of course systems with version skew between the libraries and servers will
be incredibly rare.


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