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Re: What to do about our repository

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2008 13:44:50 -0500

David Glasser wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 10:02 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
>> Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
>> > Do you also plan to introduce blocking of commits from pre-1.5 clients?
>> > http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.branchmerge.advanced.html#svn.branchmerge.advanced.pre1.5clients
>> Ooh! I hadn't thought about that, but it sure seems like smart idea.
> I'm concerned; won't we want to (a) *test* our supposed backwards
> compatibility and (b) allow committers who may not be on the bleeding
> edge yet (translators, say) to commit?

I don't have a strong opinion about this either way. We are tauting the
--record-only capabilities as a feature, so if someone does a merge with a
pre-1.5 client, we *should* be able to touch up the mergeinfo later, right?
  If we wanted to toy with this some, we could block commits to places other
than trunk/ from pre-1.5 clients or something.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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