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

From: Lorenz <lorenznl_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2007-10-05 11:27:42 CEST

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>On 10/5/07, Lorenz <lorenznl@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Karl Fogel wrote:
>> >When I started writing this mail, it was a question: "Should we bump
>> >the wc format number for 1.5?"
>> >[...]
>>
>> one possibility I haven't seen mentioned in this discussion is, to
>> make the 1.5 clients error out when --depth is used on a 1.4 wc and
>> requiring the user to do the format bump explicitly (either by
>> acknowledging a "are you really, REALLY sure ..." question, or by
>> something like "scn bump")
>
>It's possible to do this, by overloading 'svn cleanup --force' to do
>the additional work of the upgrade... I guess the question is now how
>the others feel about this. Should the error happen when someone wants
>to store a depth or when someone executes a write-operation on the
>working copy? (Or even when accessing a working copy for read-only
>operations?)
>
>Which would be your preference?

my personal preference would be not to bump the format until the user
executes a command that requires the new format.

-- 
Lorenz
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