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Re: SVN Client Upgrade

From: Mallikarjuna Rao <malli.pinjala_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2008 10:08:52 -0500

Thanks Ryan & Hari...I have built both server and client and it worked

Thanks & Regards,
On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 11:34 PM, Ryan Schmidt <
subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com> wrote:
> On Oct 9, 2008, at 23:06, Mallikarjuna Rao wrote:
>  On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 7:06 PM, Hari Kodungallur wrote:
>>  On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 4:11 PM, Mallikarjuna Rao wrote:
>>>  I have a subversion client 1.4.6 version which is already on my linux
>>>> machine. And i have a project checked out from the subversion server (dont
>>>> know the version). When i'm doing an update of any file in the project. I'm
>>>> getting following error message.
>>>> "svn: This client is too old to work with working copy '.'; please get a
>>>> newer Subversion client" When looking through the mailing list i found out
>>>> that we need to upgrade the SVN client on my machine in order to be able to
>>>> update the code.
> Yes, it means you used a Subversion client of version 1.5.0 or greater with
> that working copy, which auto-upgraded the working copy. Now you can only
> use Subversion clients of at least version 1.5.0 with that working copy.
>  Question:
>>>> 1. How to upgrade the subversion client from 1.4.6 to higher say 1.5.2.
>>>> 2. Or I would like to know how to install a subversion client on linux
>>>> machine. I find lot of resources in installing subversion server+client. But
>>>> unable to find on how to install only subversion client.
>>> Subversion ships with both server and client binaries. That is, the
>>> client and server binaries are included in the release; they are not
>>> available as separate releases. They are just binaries. The server is just a
>>> process that knows how to read the repository and communicate with the
>>> client. You don't have to start the server.
>> Thanks for the info. I agree with your statements but unable to get the
>> resolution for my issue.  If the subversion contains both server and client
>> binaries/sources then how to compile only subversion client. In my case i
>> have got the subversion-1.5.2.tar.gz source code. Then how can i install
>> subversion client on my linux machine.
> Mallik, as Hari said, there is no option to compile only the client or only
> the server. When you compile Subversion, both the client and server parts
> will be built. If you only want the client part, then do not use the server
> part. :)
Received on 2008-10-10 17:09:22 CEST

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