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Re: backwards-compatibility testing!

From: Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 10:37:14 +0200

David Glasser wrote:
> I've updated the expectations on trunk so that you can cleanly run the
> test suite against 1.4.x svnserve or DAV. You do this by adding
> SERVER_MINOR_VERSION=4 with make check, or --server-minor-version 4 to
> run_tests.py or a specific Python test.
> On my machine, all tests do pass (or are properly skipped).
> Additionally, you can run 1.4.x tests against 1.5.x servers without
> special flags and they should pass (though I think it wasn't until at
> least 1.4.6, or possibly HEAD-of-1.4.x-branch, that I tweaked a few
> error message expectations to pass).
> I highly encourage people testing release candidates to run these
> tests; I already today found a serious regression (svnsync couldn't
> sync to pre-1.5 servers over ra_svn) from doing this.
> I will nominate the appropriate revisions for backport to 1.5.x
> tomorrow (it'll probably need a branch). (Lieven, can you deal with
> nominating the svnsync changes?)

The svnsync fixes were proposed for backport in r30483.


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