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RE: Repository Version Check Feature Request

From: Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 10:45:30 -0500

I'm curious why you don't upgrade your Mac client to match the version of TSVN you are using. That seems to be the easiest solution.

BOb

> -----Original Message-----
> From: leif_at_tanukisoftware.com [mailto:leif_at_tanukisoftware.com] On
> Behalf Of Leif Mortenson
> Sent: Monday, November 09, 2009 11:14 PM
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Repository Version Check Feature Request
>
> Hi,
> First of all Tortoise SVN is a great tool! Thank you for all your
> hard work.
>
> First a little background to describe the issue.
> My development machine is a Mac OSX system running VMWare with a
> Guest
> Windows XP system. I have my Mac User directory shared with
> windows
> as a mapped drive.
> I have repositories checked out both to my Windows drive and the
> shared Mac drive. The repositories on the Mac drive are checked
> out
> and updated from the Mac command line, but I view the files in
> Windows.
>
> The problem is that every once in a while, I will accidentally do
> an
> update to a Mac repository from within Windows. Instantly before I
> can cancel, Tortoise SVN upgrades the version number of all of the
> .svn files. If I then go back to Mac and attempt any SVN
> operations,
> I will get the following error:
> ---
> svn: This client is too old to work with working copy '.'; please
> get
> a newer Subversion client
> ---
>
> On Mac, svn -version returns:
> Subversion command-line client, version 1.4.4.
>
> My request is:
> Would it be possible to add a check in Tortoise SVN where it will
> prompt the user for confirmation before updating the .svn files
> when
> the version difference is a major one?
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Cheers,
> Leif
>
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