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Re: 1.6 working copies inside of 1.7 ones.

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2010 18:19:37 +0200

On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 10:12:25AM -0400, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Ah, Realization. How you come to me, sledgehammer in hand.
>
> amalia:~ $ cd ~/tests/ ### a 1.7 working copy directory
> amalia:~/tests $ svn st -v
> 2213 2072 cmpilato .
> amalia:~/tests $ mkdir -p A/B/C/D/E/F/G
> amalia:~/tests $ cd A/B/C/D/E/F/G
> amalia:~/tests/A/B/C/D/E/F/G $
> ~/projects/subversion/branches/1.6.x/subversion/svn/svn co --depth empty
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf
> subversion/libsvn_wc/questions.c:79: (apr_err=155021)
> svn: The path 'asf' appears to be part of a Subversion 1.7 or greater
> working copy rooted at '/home/cmpilato/tests'.
> Please upgrade your Subversion client to use this working copy.
>
> I would assume this to mean that if you have a computer with, say, the root
> directory under version control with Subversion 1.7, you can pretty much
> never use Subversion 1.6 on that machine.
>
> I would also assume that, since my ~/projects/subversion directory is a 1.7
> working copy, I would be unable to run the 1.6 test suite from
> ~/projects/subversion/branches/1.6.x. But I don't see similar problems when
> I try that. Whyzat? Anybody know?

As of 1.6.11, the 1.6.x test suite disables the check for wc-ng working copies.
See r923777. You approved this, even :)

Stefan
Received on 2010-07-07 18:20:26 CEST

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