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Re: Invalid change kind in rev file

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2009 03:35:10 -0500

On Apr 16, 2009, at 06:04, Ingmar J Stein wrote:

> I use the following setup at work:
>
> - 1.6.1 client
> - 1.5.1 server
> - fs_fs backend
> - pre_commit hook using svnlook to get a list of changed directories
>
> Now when I try to commit a file, the pre_commit hook fails
> with the output:
>
> svnlook: Invalid change kind in rev file
>
> I traced this down to the new format of the changes file which
> now includes node-kinds (e.g. modify-file) which the old svnlook
> cannot parse.
>
> Is this an unsupported configuration or do we need to check a
> version number whether or not to write node-kinds to that file?

If this is true, it sounds like a bug. The Subversion promise is that
any 1.x client will work with any 1.x server, and it sounds like
you've found a case where this is not true.

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