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Re: Format bump for 1.8?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2012 14:30:06 +0100

On 13.07.2012 12:40, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 5:32 AM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>> ...
>> And really, there's no reason why the Subversion command-line client
>> shouldn't do the same thing -- in fact, this is by far the easiest way
>> to support multiple working copy formats, even if it is less than
>> optimal as far as installed binary size is concerned (not to mention
>> release management and version juggling and testing).
> But why should we, as an open source project that only ships source
> code, worry about this? It sounds like a job for the folks that
> package binaries, either via OS package management systems or the
> various other binary providers around.
> If the solution you suggest is "ship several versions of the libraries
> in the same binary," it just doesn't feel like something we should do
> (or worry about, frankly).

I'm just saying it can be done, not that we should do it. On the other
hand, looking specifically at supporting older WC formats in newer
client versions -- that /is/ a feature that bears thinking about.

-- Brane

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