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Re: locking a file renders repos unusable with older clients

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-03-26 18:27:34 CET

On Sat, 26 Mar 2005 12:22:47 -0500, Greg Hudson <ghudson@mit.edu> wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-03-26 at 09:26, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > 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.
> Here's an idea I don't think anyone has come up with yet:
> Disable locking by default in 1.2. Turning on locking implies a format
> bump. "svnadmin create" can (by default) continue to create
> 1.1-compatible repositories.


I think it would be great if it were a concious decision to enable locking.

[ snip ]

> (I'm sure CEE would want to aggressively enable locking, but that could
> be done within CEE without Subversion being so aggressive.)




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