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Re: We should bump WC format version number for 1.5.

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-10-04 16:09:42 CEST

On 10/3/07, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote:
> "Daniel L. Rall" <dlr@finemaltcoding.com> writes:
> >> Hmmm, it seems init_adm() does take a 'depth' parameter, so we might
> >> be able to swing this. I'll spend a few hours on it. If it's done by
> >> the end of that, great; if not, I'll at least know whether doing it is
> >> hard or easy.
> >
> > Don't bother. As painful as it is, we have to bump the format number.
> Sigh. I think I have to agree. There might be weird and surprising
> behaviors if different subdirs in your working copy were to have
> different format numbers. It just seems like a Bad Road to go down.

Um, this is our working copy format. You know, the one where all the
information is scattered randomly over a million directories... I'm
pretty sure that the current upgrade code only upgrades one directory
at a time anyway! So this is not as insane as you think.


David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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