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Re: svn commit: r40186 - branches/1.6.x-future-proof/subversion/libsvn_wc

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 17:06:20 +0100

Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
> On Oct 22, 2009, at 10:45 AM, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>
> > Author: hwright
> > Date: Thu Oct 22 08:45:03 2009
> > New Revision: 40186
> >
> > Log:
> > On the 1.6.x-future-proof branch:
> >
> > If we don't discover that we're in a working copy, try and determine
> > if we're
> > in a working copy from the future. In other words, recurse up the
> > directory
> > tree looking for a wc.db, and return it's version number if found.
> >
> > * subversion/libsvn_wc/questions.c
> > (is_inside_wc_ng): New.
> > (svn_wc_check_wc): Check for the wc-ng format, if no other format
> > is found.
> > (svn_wc__check_format): Adjust the error message. Users don't have a
> > snowball's chance in a very hot place of downgrading from 1.7 to
> > 1.6.
>
> I'm sure there will be mixed opinions on this, but I think providing a
> useful error message for current users of 1.6.x when we upgrade to 1.7
> is useful. Claiming that a path isn't a working copy (as 1.6.x
> currently does), when it really is, is just asking for confusion and
> pandemonium.

+1.

- Julian

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