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Re: Multiple version conflicts... advice needed

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 06:26:16 -0400

On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 01:20, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Kate D wrote:
>> I'm facing a bunch of version issues and need some advice on what to
>> do.  My svn respositories are on a linux server that is running two
>> versions of svn.  The svn under /usr/bin is version 1.4.6 (r28521).
>> Version 1.6.0 (r36650)is also installed at location /uns/bin/svn, but
>> is currently unsupported.
>>
>> I want to access my repository from my XP laptop.  Currently, under
>> Cygwin, the most recent version of svn that I can find is version
>> version 1.5.6 (r36142).  My version of TortoiseSVN is running 1.6.0.
>>
>> I'm guessing that I can just go back and install an earlier version
>> of svn on Cygwin or install an earlier build of TSVN, but are there
>> other options?
>
> All Subversion clients accessing the same working copy must be of the
> same svn lib version (e.g., all from 1.5.x or 1.6.x). There's no way
> around that.
>
> But: never, ever use the cygwin svn client with any other native Windows
> client on the same working copy!
> Cygwin emulates Linux, and working copies must not be shared between
> different OSes.

And there is rarely a need to run SVN under Cygwin in the first place;
SVN is a first-class citizen on Windows with a native Win32 client.

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