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RE: Tortoise SVN converts repositories automatically to new svn versions

From: GRH <gheard_at_neo.rr.com>
Date: 2007-01-30 21:04:25 CET

On Tuesday, January 30, 2007 2:05 PM, Christoph Vedder <> wrote:

> Hi,
> i've found a bug with big consequences in tortoise svn.
> if your repository was checked out with an older command line svn
> client (v1.3. 1)
> and you modify the repository (in my case adding two files), tortoise
> svn is going to convert the WHOLE svn-repository to the new version
> WITHOUT asking or notifying the user! This renders the svn repository
> for the command line client unuseable and you have to do a completely
> new checkout.

Working copy only. Not the repository. This holds true for the svn client
versions 1.4.0 and up.

See http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.4_releasenotes.html

Glenn Heard gheard@altronicinc.com
Software Engineer www.altronicinc.com
Altronic Inc.
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