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Re: do away with db/revprops/*/, and a question about 'upgrade' concurrency

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:01:52 +0100

Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de> writes:

> Unrelated question: how do we handle the case of a client, linked to
> libsvn_fs 1.6, that opens an svn_fs_t object and then, concurrently,
> someone runs 'svnadmin1.7 upgrade'?
>
> The FS object is now invalid (and must be closed), but would the old
> client detect that? For that matter, does our current code error out if
> db/format is bumped under its feet?

If all the clients goes via libsvn_repos then the upgrade will block
until there are no readers and then readers will block until the upgrade
is complete, at which point 1.6 readers will fail because they don't
support the upgraded format.

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