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Re: ra_svn/svnserve: remove support for v1 and non-edit-pipeline?

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-25 00:28:29 CEST

On 6/25/07, David Glasser <glasser@mit.edu> wrote:
> The svnserve protocol has two versions, v1 and v2. It also has a
> variety of extra "capabilities", including "edit-pipeline".
> v2 and edit-pipeline were introduced before Subversion 1.0.0 was
> released. Our general compatibility guidelines do not require us to
> continue to be compatible with pre-1.0 clients or servers.
> Is there any reason not to drop support for v1 and non-edit-pipeline
> clients and servers? That is, we would raise the minimum version
> required by the server to 2, and make both client and server error out
> if the other side is not advertising the edit-pipeline capability.
> This would allow us to remove a large amount of duplicated dead code
> (including some code that has always been dead, like the non-pipeline
> implementation of ra_replay).
> There are even checklists in various places in the code giving hints
> as to what needs to be changed (see
> libsvn_ra_svn/client.c(open_session), say).

+1, we've released 1.0 long enough ago. If there were no maintenance
cost... But, as you say, that's not the situation here.



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