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Re: "format" file in working copies

From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <arfrever_at_gentoo.org>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2009 19:53:06 +0100

2009-03-22 18:58:23 Barry Scott napisaƂ(a):
> On 20 Mar 2009, at 12:25, Greg Stein wrote:
>
> > Jack,
> >
> > On IRC, I saw that you wrote:
> >
> > jackr: is there supposed to be no more .svn/format? because I'm in
> > this weird loop: svn cleanup fails "can't remove
> > blah/blah/.svn/format: no such file or directory" touch
> > blah/blah/.svn/format; svn cleanup; "can't remove
> > some/other/.svn/format".......
> >
> > And there is a relatively easy answer to that, contained in STATUS,
> > slated for fixing in 1.6.1:
> >
> > * r36302
> > Fix a small problem in the loggy upgrade process. Some v10
> > working copies
> > have .svn/format, and some don't. The *intent* is to remove the
> > file if
> > present, so make the code match.
> > Justification:
> > If change-svn-wc-format.py is used to downgrade a working copy
> > from 1.6 to 1.5 format, the script does not add the format file,
> > rendering 1.6 clients unable to update the working copy again:
> > "svn: Can't remove file '.svn/format': No such file or directory"
> > Since the presence of that file has been deprecated for ages,
> > let's just apply this easy fix to 1.6 instead of tweaking the
> > script.
> > Votes:
> > +1: rhuijben, stsp, arfrever, gstein
> >
> >
> > I'm guessing you bounced back and forth between 1.6 and 1.5 on that
> > working copy?
> >
>
> How about fixing change-svn-wc-format.py so that those of us that
> use this in development can avoid this bug before 1.6.1 is released.

You can use Gentoo :)
http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo-x86/dev-util/subversion/files/subversion-1.6.0-various_fixes.patch?view=markup

-- 
Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis

Received on 2009-03-22 19:59:12 CET

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