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Re: locking a file renders repos unusable with older clients

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-03-28 20:32:18 CEST

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> "Max Bowsher" <maxb@ukf.net> writes:
>> Do new repositories start out at format 3 or 4?
> My vote is for "4".


>> Why not do the table creation at "svnadmin upgrade" time?
> Yeah, I was originally against this (fearing a suggestion of
> 'svn_fs_go_make_the_locking_tables()'). But the more I think about
> this, the more I realize that we shouldn't be tying FS functionality
> to repos version numbers. A Subversion filesystem is a wholly
> independent on-disk structure that doesn't need a repository wrapper
> at all.
> So I think we need svn_repos_upgrade(), which calls another new
> svn_fs_upgrade(). svn_fs_upgrade() would bump the FS version number,
> and create the locking tables (and enable locking functionality by
> virtue of bumping the FS version number).

Sounds good to me.


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Received on Mon Mar 28 20:36:15 2005

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