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Re: Sparse directories: State of the Onion

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-09-10 21:21:55 CEST

"David Glasser" <glasser@davidglasser.net> writes:
>> > Backwards-compatibility testing! My initial efforts in July revealed
>> > some serious bugs (which we fixed); unfortunately, I got busy
>> > finishing my thesis and moving to San Francisco and haven't finished
>> > new-client-old-server test infrastructure, but given the bugs we
>> > already found, I would be incredibly uncomfortable releasing 1.5
>> > without a way to automatically verify behavior of old clients with new
>> > servers and vice versa.
>> While I have not done any formal testing, I have used the 1.5 merge
>> code a lot with tigris.org servers as the back-end (which are running
>> 1.3) and I have not ran into any problems.
> Yeah, I am more concerned about --depth here than the other 1.5 features.

+1 I'll be running --depth tests against 1.4.x servers to see what
breaks. This is important, we shouldn't release w/o doing it.

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