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RE: Format bump for 1.8?

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 16:37:56 +0200

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hyrum K Wright [mailto:hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org]
> Sent: woensdag 11 juli 2012 16:27
> To: C. Michael Pilato
> Cc: Johan Corveleyn; Greg Stein; dev_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Format bump for 1.8?

> I agree with Mike on all of the above.
> > I actually feel like the 1.7 situation was the best we've had to date:
> > restrictive WC format client support, an explicit upgrade step, minimal
> > surprises.
> Agreed. Most of the feedback I've heard was that the 1.7 upgrade
> experience was actually better than previous cycles, even though
> technically t was the most radical.

Note that the new skel based conflict storage, which is mostly ready on
trunk requires a format bump for enabling.

If you enable it and run our test suite all tests pass, but I think the
upgrade code needs a bit more testing. And we have to decide when we bump
the current format.

Are there any other changes waiting for a format bump right now?


> -Hyrum
Received on 2012-07-11 16:38:40 CEST

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