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

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-10-06 03:35:01 CEST

"Mark Phippard" <markphip@gmail.com> writes:
> 1) The 1.5 client will automatically update the WC following whatever
> technique we did in 1.4.
>
> 2) We will create some kind of utility to downgrade a WC back to 1.4.
> This utility could have some checks warnings if dataloss would occur.
> For example, I think if the WC has "shallow directories" it probably
> ought to not downgrade it at all. If it has changelists it should
> probably issue a warning and tell you to re-run with a --force option
> or something.

If we do this, then let's remember to tweak svn 1.5 so that when it
encounters a working copy higher than *it* can handle, its error
message points to some permanent URL on our home site that talks about
the problem and points to the equivalent script for 1.5->1.6 (etc).

-Karl

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