On 03/22/2013 11:13 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> svnadmin.c has this code:
> /* We can't create repository with a version newer than what
> the running version of Subversion supports. */
> if (! svn_version__at_least(&latest,
> err = svn_error_createf(SVN_ERR_UNSUPPORTED_FEATURE, NULL,
> _("Cannot guarantee compatibility "
> "beyond the current running version "
> SVN_VER_NUM );
> return EXIT_ERROR(err);
> Should the condition be relaxed to (compatible_version->major != latest->major)?
> After all, if someone passes "1.9.0", that's fine --- we'll just create
> a 1.8.0-style repository, and our compatibility rules imply that 1.9.0
> will know to read it. Similarly, if someone passes "1.8.2", then
> regardless of whether this svnadmin is 1.8.0 or 1.8.4, e can just go
> ahead and create a 1.8-stlye repository; 1.8.2 will be able to read it.
> In other words, the "is my version number at least X" behaviour might be
> useful, but --compatible-version= doesn't seem to be the right place for it.
Makes sense to me.
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
CollabNet <> www.collab.net <> Enterprise Cloud Development
Received on 2013-03-22 16:26:03 CET