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Re: wc reverse migration

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2006-09-26 12:39:03 CEST

On 9/26/2006 6:28 AM, marc gonzalez-carnicer wrote:
> well, i wonder if such a concept as wc migration exists.
>
> i am aware of the repository migration chapter on the great
> svn book. but i happened to 'touch' my WC that was created
> with svn version 1.3.0 (r17949) with either ankh or tortoise
> created with svn 1.4.x (i am in the process of evangelizing
> at my company and wanted them to see how svn can be
> used with windows).
>
> the problem is that when i try to svn status at my old WC,
> which uses svn cli under cygwin (whose latest version
> seems to be 1.3.2), it says
>
> $ svn status
> svn: This client is too old to work with working copy 'db/testXact';
> please get a newer Subversion client
> $ svn --version
> svn, version 1.3.0 (r17949)
> compiled Mar 14 2006, 17:06:45
>
> is there a way to reverse-migrate to working copy so that
> i can still work with the svn cli?
>
> is there a link that deals with WC version migration?
>
> btw, the repository still uses subversion version 1.1.4, the
> latest official with debian.

I'd check out a new copy somewhere else, then if you have local mods to
preserve copy them over top of the new copy. If you aren't sure which
files contain local mods (because your client refuses to tell you), just
copy all the files (but not the .svn directories).

Duncan Murdoch

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