Andy Levy wrote on Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 20:05:54 -0400:
> On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 19:43, Tech Geek <techgeek12345_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > We have a SVN server running on a Debian Linux box. Running svn
> > --version returns:
> > svn, version 1.6.12 (r955767)
> > compiled Jul 28 2010, 08:58:12
> > Users uses TortoiseSVN client to access repositories residing on the
> > SVN server. My question is it OK to use the latest TSVN client
> > "TortoiseSVN-126.96.36.19942-win32-svn-1.6.16.msi" or should be stick to
> > the older version of the TSVN client,
> > TortoiseSVN-188.8.131.5236-win32-svn-1.6.15.msi, that we have been
> > using?
> > Although both the server and the client tools are 1.6.x based but i am
> > not sure if the ".x" makes a big difference or not?
> All 1.x clients and servers are compatible via the RA layer. Some
> features may be disabled when using versions that are too far
> different (e.g. merge tracking won't work properly with a 1.3 server
> and 1.6 client, but you can still commit your changes).
> If multiple clients are accessing a single working copy, they must all
> be the same version (1.6.x, 1.5.x, etc.). If a newer client touches
> the WC, the data format will be upgraded automatically and older
> clients will no longer work.
For future reference, Subversion 1.7 clients will *not* auto-upgrade
working copies. Only 1.5 and 1.6 clients do that, IIRC.
Received on 2011-04-28 07:35:58 CEST