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Re: 1.10.0-alpha3 queued

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:02:30 +0000

Evgeny Kotkov wrote on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:51 +0300:
> How about we mention this change in how 'svnadmin create' behaves,
> and also duplicate the warning about the no-upgrade-path policy for
> pre-releases?
> +++ publish/docs/release-notes/1.10.html (working copy)
> @@ -82,6 +82,14 @@ Subversion 1.10 servers can read and write to repo
> earlier versions. To upgrade an existing server installation, just install
> newest libraries and binaries on top of the older ones.</p>
> +<p>Please note that <tt>svnadmin create</tt> will by default create
> +repositories using the new filesystem format 8.
> +Until Subversion 1.10 is generally available, <b>no upgrade path is
> +promised</b> for repositories with this new filesystem format. Please do
> +not use newly created repositories for any data meant for long-term
> +safe-keeping. See our <a href="/prerelease-caveats">policy for
> +pre-releases</a> for additional information.</p>
> +
> <p>Subversion 1.10 maintains API/ABI compatibility with earlier
> releases, by only adding new functions, never removing old ones. A
> program written to any previous 1.x API can both compile

The text LGTM and it fits well in the flow. I might've used a box for it,
but I suppose the <b/> tag does the job just as well. (The thinking being
to make the warning stand out for users who skip the #compatibility
section, which hasn't changed in years.)

Received on 2017-07-26 17:02:35 CEST

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