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Re: format 3 and format 5 ... spaces in URL bug in SVN 1.4

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-07 04:59:08 CET

On 11/6/06, Scott Morris <scott@4mation.com.au> wrote:
> Andy Levy wrote:
> > On 11/1/06, Scott Morris <scott@4mation.com.au>
> > wrote:
> >> Not sure where to go from here, so I'll start from the beginning...
> >>
> >> I was using the latest TortoiseSVN (1.4) and created a new file repos on
> >> the server. Fantastic.
> >>
> >> Then I attempted to import my files into it, and it gave me an error in
> >> the repo browswer
> >>
> >> Error * Expected format '3' of repository; found format '5'
> >>
> >> Which wasn't very nice... so I googled and found
> >>
> >> "Be sure to check your client version.
> >>
> >> For instance, oooh.. running svn version 1.2.3 with a repo version 1.4.0
> >> (which I did) would be bad."
> >> http://brok3n.org/archivesextreme/2006/09/old_svn_client.html
> >
> > Note that this only applies if you use file:// access. If you use
> > svnserve or Apache (which is strongly recommended, file:// is really
> > best for testing/debugging purposes and has some potential issues in a
> > multiuser environment), you can mix versions between client and
> > server.
>
> Well, I use a mix of file:// and svn:// but try to use svn:// whenever
> possible...
>
> Right now, I am using the latest tortoiseSVN on the svn:// protocol, and
> i am receiving that error
> >> Error * Expected format '3' of repository; found format '5'
>
> What should I do do about it?

What version are you running (client and server)? What version of the
tools did you use to create your repository? Are you using an old
client with a new-format working copy, or an old server with a
new-format repository?

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