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Re: wc format version bump for file externals?

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2008 23:26:34 -0700

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 10:07 PM, Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com> wrote:
> The file external feature will emulate intra-repository file externals with
> a switched file. To properly implement this feature, the svn client will
> need to be aware that a switched file is really a file external.
> If we don't bump it, then a svn 1.5 client will see the switched file from a
> 1.6 wc checkout and
> 1) let the user reswitch it
> 2) see an 'S' status when it shouldn't
> 3) automatically update the file even if the svn:externals has a fixed
> revision
> So I think we should bump the wc format, but Karl suggested we discuss this.

At this point, I think we just assume that every version bumps the wc
format, and live with it.


David Glasser | glasser@davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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