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Re: Question on client / working copy compatibility

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 10:02:51 -0800

Nope, not with the public API.

Not a terrible idea to add, though.


On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Götz Reyher <goetz.reyher_at_hamburg.de> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a question concerning working with an older client on a newer -
> or upgraded - working copy. Specifically, I'd like to now, if there is
> a call in the SVN API that I could use to find out, if the client I'm
> using and the working copy I'm working on, are compatible?
> An example: SVN working copy versions 1.4 and 1.5 are incompatible. If
> you touched your 1.4.x working copy with a 1.5.x client, the working
> copy gets upgraded implicitly - all OK. But, if you now tried to
> operate on the same working copy with a 1.4.x client again, you would
> be told that you need to update your client (or downgrade your working
> copy) to ensure compatibility. Question is, if and how I could this
> detect upfront - if client and working copy format are compatible or
> not.
> Thanks a lot for your help,
> Goetz
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