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Re: svn commit: r1058308 - /subversion/site/publish/docs/release-notes/1.7.html

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 12:06:09 +0100

On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 10:56:09AM +0000, Philip Martin wrote:
> Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> writes:
> > The scenario we're talking about is where people run a 1.7 server
> > and use a 1.6 or earlier svnsync binary.
> >
> > I suppose in this case your hook script would help?
>
> No, I don't think it does. Daniel's change introduced new protocol
> elements to get the new atomic behaviour, a old client using the old
> protocol still gets the old non-atomic behaviour.

Right. I'll adjust the release notes then. Thanks.

> We could change the behaviour associated with the old protocol, and then
> we could backport that relatively small change to 1.6, and that would
> allow the script to work. That would be the regression/improvement I
> mentioned.

I don't think that's necessary.

Backporting this fix would give people one less reason to upgrade to 1.7 :)

Anyone suffering from the race condition in 1.6 can use the known workaround
(run svnsync jobs on one computer and synchronise the processes via file locks).

Stefan
Received on 2011-01-13 12:06:49 CET

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