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Re: Repository Version Check Feature Request

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 10:47:23 -0500

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:45, Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com> wrote:
> 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.

Actually, the *easiest* solution is to not share working copies
between OSes in the first place, since that's very publicly known as
the opposite of a "best practice" (is "worst practice" a proper

>> -----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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