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Re: Can I run the 1.5 client on a 1.4.3 installation?

From: Hans Salvisberg <svn.dev_at_salvisberg.com>
Date: 2007-03-11 22:10:40 CET

Lieven Govaerts wrote:
> Lieven Govaerts wrote:
>> Malcolm Rowe wrote:
>>> On Sat, Mar 03, 2007 at 05:46:57AM -0500, svn.dev@salvisberg.com wrote:
>>>> Thank you for your replies Erik and Lieven!
>>>> Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>>>>> On 3/3/07, svn.dev@salvisberg.com <svn.dev@salvisberg.com> wrote:
>>>>>> The 1.5 client has a bug fix that I need. What is the risk of running the 1.5 client on a 1.4.3 installation, as long as I only use 1.4 commands?
>>>>> Can't we help you by backporting the fix and release it in a next 1.4
>>>>> release? What fix are you talking about?
>>>> It's an issue that I reported two months ago:
>>>> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/BrowseList?list=dev&by=thread&from=547282
>>> ("svn ci aborts if it encounters the root directory"). It's fixed in
>>> trunk, but not in 1.4.x. If you are able to recompile trunk, it might
>>> be useful to find out what commit fixed it, so that we can determine
>>> whether we could backport it to 1.4.4).
> The issue also exists on trunk. I added it into the issue tracker as
> #2739 and fixed it on trunk in r23757 and r23761. I didn't propose it
> for backport to 1.4.x yet, as 1.5 might be coming out next month and the
> fix has to be tweaked a bit to apply on the 1.4.x branch.

Thanks for looking into this again. Back in January, the issue already seemed to be fixed in trunk.

Same thing with the version I checked out on March 3 (I had to tweak the configure script to accept my APR 0.9.6 though). I've done some 30 check-ins, many including a history file in / and a few also straddling multiple directories off /, with no problems.

So, whatever you changed now is probably not be the entire fix that would need to be backported for 1.4.x.

I just retrieved r23774 and will continue working with that (client).


P.S. Getting 1.5 sooner rather than later would be great!

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