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Re: Client version from Server side

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 18:53:04 -0500

On Mar 30, 2009, at 05:09, Alain Palamara wrote:

> Is there a way to know the client version from the server part (i.e in
> a hook script). I know this question was already posted, but I don't
> saw a clear answer (the thread diverged on other subject).

I think the answer is no.

> My point is to ask the user to upgrade their client to a minimal
> version the next time he commit. I know it should not be a problem
> to use older client with newer server, but I don't want to support
> questions about missing features of older version (we mainly use
> Tortoise as client). Of course our users are all "in House", this is
> not question of open project repositories.

I believe there is a way for the server to know if the client has the
new merging support in Subversion 1.5. So there is a way you can
block clients < 1.5. But I don't think there's any way to get more
specific than that, or to know exactly what version the client is.


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