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Re: [Subclipse-dev] svnkit with SVN 1.3

From: Michael Wechner <michael.wechner_at_wyona.com>
Date: 2007-05-05 21:13:46 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:

> On 5/5/07, Michael Wechner <michael.wechner@wyona.com> wrote:
>
>> I would like to use svnkit with SVN 1.3 because there do not seem to
>> exists any
>> backports of SVN 1.4 for Ubuntu Breezy.
>>
>> The problem is that svnkit actually has SVN 1.4 implemented and will
>> mess up SVN 1.3 workspaces, but I have read that it is possible to
>> "disable" this somehow and that subclipse is basically doing this, but I
>> have not been able to figure out how subsclipse is doing this.
>>
>> Any pointers are very much appreciated.
>
>
> Subclipse does not do anything to do this. There is a Java system
> property "svnkit.upgradeWC you can set to a value of false.

ok

> If SVNKit
> finds the property it will not upgrade the working copies. Basically
> letting you use it with a 1.3 WC.
>
> I think if SVNKit is used to create a working copy it will still be 1.4.
>
> It should not be that hard to get Subversion for Breezy. Just
> download the tarball and build it from source if you have to.

I tried that, but when using it complained about some other libs which
are made for 1.3. IIRC I uninstalled svn 1.3, but it still complained.

> Or you
> could download these static builds if you just need the command line
> client. http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2007-02/0040.shtml

thanks very much for the pointers

Michael

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