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Re: Subversion 1.4 - sync Version question (fairly urgent)

From: Sven Brueggemann <SBrueggemann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2006-09-14 20:18:24 CEST


Thomas Kashofer wrote:
> I just read the ReleaseNotes for v1.4:
> "/Compatibility note/: in order to "push" information into a
> destination repository, any version of the server will suffice.
> The pushing is done through ordinary network commits. To "pull"
> history from the source repository, however, requires a 1.4
> (or later) server."

> but in which version-constellation(!) is "pull" possible?
> 4. <v1.4 <--pull-- <v1.4 NOT POSSIBLE, I assume
> 5. <v1.4 <--pull-- v1.4 ??? (meaning the v1.4 is doing the
> pulling)
> 6. v1.4 <--pull-- <v1.4 ??? (meaning the <v1.4 is doing the
> pulling)
> Please enlighten me.

This push/pull wording is indead confusing, since it's actually
svnsync that pulls information from the source server and pushes
it onto the destination server.

To clarify:
You can use any subversion server as the destination (since svnsync
does simple commits and revprop changes on the destination server),
but the source server needs to be >= 1.4 since svnsync uses special
APIs to retrieve the information.

Kind regards


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Received on Thu Sep 14 20:18:54 2006

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