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Re: Major Upgrade vs. Minor Upgrade

From: Patrick Dean Rusk <PRusk_at_foliage.com>
Date: 2004-07-28 16:04:27 CEST

"Curtis Spencer" <thorin@gmail.com> wrote in message...
> I have a question about upgrading svn? I recently upgraded from 1.05
> to 1.06 because of the security issue in 1.05. I read somewhere that
> the repository should be reimported into the new subversion, but only
> on major upgrades. Is there somewhere where this information is
> posted? I don't want to upgrade sometime and find my repository
> hosed.

    Now that 1.0 is released, it's pretty easy to know when you need to
dump/load upon upgrading: you only need to do it when the number to the left
of the period changes. The Subversion project now lives by the rule "if a
dump/load is needed, we will bump the major version number".

Patrick Rusk

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