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Re: svn commit: r1143841 - in /subversion/branches/revprop-packing: BRANCH-README subversion/libsvn_fs_fs/structure

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2011 14:37:38 -0400

On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 13:54, Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org> wrote:
>
> [Daniel Shahaf]
>> The only format 5 repositories we have right now 'in the wild' are
>> 1.7-dev code.  revprops.db code was never included in a release.
>
> Well unless you count the alphas.  But we _do_ warn people not to
> assume anything about them, right?  Also, it's not like everyone who
> downloaded our alphas necessarily ran 'svnadmin upgrade' anyway.

While we do warn them, I don't see a need to break their repositories
on them. We just don't support the format that they used. "use alphaN
to dump your repos, then load it into alphaN+1".

They may not have run 'svnadmin upgrade', but they may have created a
new repository that they'd like to keep.

>> If people prefer calling the new format f6 and having a tools/ script
>> that bumps f5 to f6, worksforme.  (and by this suggestion f5 would
>> never be supported by released code)
>
> Ah, indeed, f5 has nothing else new in it except revprop packing.
> Indeed, integers are cheap: probably best to roll trunk back to f4 and
> roll the revprop-packing branch up to f6.  Code to update from f5 in
> 'svnadmin upgrade' is optional.

That was my thinking, yeah.

Cheers,
-g
Received on 2011-07-07 20:38:15 CEST

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