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Re: svn commit: r27281 - trunk/subversion/svn

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-10-19 00:53:29 CEST

So the answer is roughly "older clients will complain on checkout"?

--dave

On 10/18/07, Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com> wrote:
> We have the same issue with the new peg revision format being unparsable by
> older clients. I haven't tried all combinations, but with absolute URLs and the
> new external format, the client will complain about it.
>
> We will probably run into problems with relative URLs since the new code takes
>
> relative_path relative_path
>
> as
>
> relative_url relative_path
>
> while old code will take it to be
>
> relative_path relative_url
>
> but this will also break.
>
> I just think people will need to watch out for using new style externals.
>
> Blair
>
> David Glasser wrote:
> > Blair, reading me makes me wonder what happens what happens if you use
> > the new syntax and try to check out with an old client. Is that
> > documented somewhere?
> >
> > --dave
> >
> > On 10/18/07, blair@tigris.org <blair@tigris.org> wrote:
> >> Author: blair
> >> Date: Thu Oct 18 12:09:58 2007
> >> New Revision: 27281
> >>
> >> Log:
> >> * subversion/svn/main.c
> >> (svn_cl__cmd_table):
> >> Update the description on svn:externals to document the new
> >> relative externals feature.
> >>
> >>
> >> Modified:
> >> trunk/subversion/svn/main.c
> >>
> >> Modified: trunk/subversion/svn/main.c
> >> URL: http://svn.collab.net/viewvc/svn/trunk/subversion/svn/main.c?pathrev=27281&r1=27280&r2=27281
> >> ==============================================================================
> >> --- trunk/subversion/svn/main.c (original)
> >> +++ trunk/subversion/svn/main.c Thu Oct 18 12:09:58 2007
> >> @@ -697,9 +697,25 @@
> >> " treated as text. Anything else is treated as binary.\n"
> >> " svn:externals - A newline separated list of module specifiers,\n"
> >> " each of which consists of a relative directory path, optional\n"
> >> - " revision flags, and an URL. For example\n"
> >> + " revision flags and an URL. The ordering of the three elements\n"
> >> + " implements different behavior. Subversion 1.4 and earler only\n"
> >> + " support the following formats and the URLs cannot have peg\n"
> >> + " revisions:\n"
> >> " foo http://example.com/repos/zig\n"
> >> " foo/bar -r 1234 http://example.com/repos/zag\n"
> >> + " Subversion 1.5 and greater support the above formats and the\n"
> >> + " following formats where the URLs may have peg revisions:\n"
> >> + " http://example.com/repos/zig foo\n"
> >> + " -r 1234 http://example.com/repos/zig foo/bar\n"
> >> + " Relative URLs are supported in Subversion 1.5 and greater for\n"
> >> + " all above formats and are indicated by starting the URL with one\n"
> >> + " of the following strings\n"
> >> + " ../ to the parent directory of the extracted external\n"
> >> + " ^/ to the repository root\n"
> >> + " // to the scheme\n"
> >> + " / to the server root\n"
> >> + " The ambiguous format 'relative_path relative_path' is taken as\n"
> >> + " 'relative_url relative_path' with peg revision support.\n"
> >> " svn:needs-lock - If present, indicates that the file should be locked\n"
> >> " before it is modified. Makes the working copy file read-only\n"
> >> " when it is not locked. Use 'svn propdel svn:needs-lock PATH...'\n"
> >>
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