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Re: Supporting multiple WC formats

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:06:23 +0200

On 14.09.2017 17:03, Branko Čibej wrote:
> On 14.09.2017 14:47, Branko Čibej wrote:
>> On 14.09.2017 11:48, Johan Corveleyn wrote:
>>> My opinion: don't allow upgrading individual externals-sub-wc's. It's
>>> all or nothing IMHO.
>> That's the way I'm leaning, too. I do have to figure out if the code for
>> that is already in place, or whether I need some more wc-fu to invent it. :)
> $ svn st
> X foo
>
> Performing status on external item at 'foo':
> svn: E155021: This client is too old to work with the working copy at
> '/Users/brane/src/svn/test/bar/foo' (format 32).
> You need to get a newer Subversion client. For more details, see
> http://subversion.apache.org/faq.html#working-copy-format-change
>
>
> The upgrade of the foo external working copy (using the client from the
> better-pristines branch) worked without a hitch. So we currently do not
> have any logic in the code to prevent partial upgrades or, in other
> words, to prevent mixed-format working copies.
>
> This needs fixing ... preferably on trunk.

However ... didn't we have a published use case for upgrading very large
working copies by upgrading subtrees first? Or was that just for
upgrades from entries-based to wc.db-based working copies?

-- Brane
Received on 2017-09-14 17:06:28 CEST

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