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Re: Question on client / working copy compatibility - part 2

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2009 20:09:16 +0200 (Jerusalem Standard Time)

Joe Swatosh wrote on Sun, 22 Feb 2009 at 09:42 -0800:
> Hi Greg,
>
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 9:16 AM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > svn 1.7 will *not* be able to write metadata within a 1.6 working copy
> > (format version 10).
> >
> > svn 1.7 *may* be able to read a 1.6 working copy without upgrading.
> >
> > Once 1.7 upgrades a working copy to format version 11, then the 1.6
> > clients (and earlier) will not be able to read them. In fact, pre-1.7
> > clients will not even recognize the working copies *as* working
> > copies.
> >
>
> Will tools/client-side/change-svn-wc-format.py still work to downgrade
> accidental upgrades?
>

Note that 1.7 will *not* automatically upgrade the format of every wc it
touches.

> --
> Joe
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