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Re: 'svn cleanup' upgrades?

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 21:06:28 +0200 (Jerusalem Standard Time)

Hyrum K. Wright wrote on Tue, 27 Jan 2009 at 12:51 -0600:
> Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > Hyrum K. Wright wrote on Tue, 27 Jan 2009 at 08:28 -0600:
> > > Blair Zajac wrote:
> > > > So I don't see a bug here, only potentially an improvement to svn
> > > > cleanup.
> > > 'svn cleanup' will be the method by which pre-1.7 working copies
> > > are upgraded to the new wc-ng format.
> >
> > Not the most intuitive UI.
>
> Pre-1.7 working copies are a big mess, so 'svn cleanup' actually makes
> sense.
>
> Seriously, though, the upgrade from 1.6 to 1.7 will need to be explicit, due
> to the large amount of data moving, spanning potentially large directory
> hierarchies.

*nod*

> Using 'cleanup' make sense, since part of the upgrade will be
> to run any existing logs, then migrate the data to the new format.
>

Sure, that's the implementation. But I'm talking about the UI. And
all I said was that IMO

    "Use 'svn cleanup' to upgrade your working copy"

might be considered confusing.

#53356f :(

> > Also, I'm assuming 1.7 isn't going to be able to support *writing* 1.6-era
> > wc's? (Because if it would, we shouldn't shadow the 'cleanup'
> > functionality, IMO...)
>
> Correct. We're still debating it, but I think in order to do *anything*,
> read or write, with a 1.7 client, you'll need to upgrade. No sitting on the
> fence this time. :)
>

Okay.

Daniel

> -Hyrum
>

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