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

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-10-06 19:59:04 CEST

On 10/6/07, Barry Scott <barry@barrys-emacs.org> wrote:
> On Oct 5, 2007, at 18:55, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > On 10/5/07, Steven Bakke <steven.bakke@amd.com> wrote:
> >
> >> I would prefer that it just print an error and exit under normal
> >> circumstances. Upgrade of a working copy format really ought to be
> >> an explicit operation. I don't like making it a compile-time-only
> >> option. At a minimum, it should require '--force' to be specified.
> >>
> >
> > Rather than creating new flags or runtime config options, wouldn't it
> > just be simpler to prompt the user before doing an auto-upgrade? I
> > mentioned this idea earlier in the thread.
> >
> I don't like the idea that I'd have to implement a new call back to
> notice this
> prompt request in all my tools based on the svn libraries.
> Getting an error returned saying you must upgrade the wc would work with
> existing code.
> If you have a method to upgrade the WC I'd need to have that available
> in the SVN library interface.

The real problem with prompting, I think, is that the upgrade process
happens separately for each subdirectory... how many prompts would you


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