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Re: svn: This client is too old

From: Rainer Müller <mueller_rainer_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2006-06-23 12:18:26 CEST

Kip Warner wrote:
> I have recently migrated to Linux and taken working copies of my checkouts from Windows to Linux. Back in Windows, I was using the latest TortoiseSVN nightly build client. I'd tell you which, but that partition is long gone.
> Anywho, I am trying to use the svn client from the command line in Linux now, but I get the following error when I try to update...
> svn: This client is too old to work with working copy 'SomeProject'; please get a newer Subversion client
> To the best of my knowledge, this is the latest version of Subversion available?

Yes, but you used a TortoiseSVN nightly build from the unstable 1.4.x branch.
The working copy layout changed for this version, so you can't access these
working copies with a <= 1.3.x client anymore.

> Seeing that I have made changes to my working copy, and quite a few at that, it is not an option to simply checkout a new copy.

Checkout a new working copy with svn 1.3.x and copy your changes into the new
working copy.


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