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RE: auto-upgrade of working copy

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2010 10:10:02 -0400

> I have repeatedly heard similar complaints and would therefore
> prefer
> an explicit 'svn upgrade' upon 1.x to 1.y upgrades for working
> copies
> starting with 1.7. And I have never heard anyone asking for the
> auto-upgrade
> feature to be kept.
> The CLI client can print an error. GUI clients can show a window
> prompting
> the user whether to run an upgrade or bail out.
> This does not harm people using a single client much, but helps
> users
> who use several clients simultaneously a lot (they don't have to
> get
> fresh WCs to continue getting work done).
> We could also add a configuration option to ~/.subversion/config
> that
> causes working copies to always be auto-upgraded, defaulting to
> 'off'.

I know this isn't a democracy, but if you are looking for votes this does seem like a more reasonable way to handle it. Especially in keeping with the goal of "not changing your data unless you tell it to" meme.

Received on 2010-07-01 16:11:44 CEST

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