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Re: Possible bug: svn update doesn't respect the 'depth' property

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jul 2013 11:11:51 +0200

On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 11:08 AM, Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Miro Kropáček <miro.kropacek_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 6:35 PM, Tobias Bading <tbading_at_web.de> wrote:
>>>
>>> You said you did an update yesterday, have you tried it with the latest
>>> 1.7 Tortoise release and a fresh working copy?
>>
>>
>> What I meant is that I'm not sure in which version I had tried this, I can't
>> remember order of these two actions :) But I'll try tomorrow, with the
>> latest (1.8 I believe) version, exactly the same thing as I'm describing in
>> my first email, to be sure and report back.
>>
>> But I'm happy it's supposed to work and I didn't misunderstand something.
>>
>
> Also, check the version of the server. I think if you use a very old
> server, that server might not fully understand the "depth" nuances. So
> it's possible that this is just a back compat thing: the server will
> send everything, and the client will filter it out client-side.
>

I did a bit of releasenotes checking. Indeed, the depth stuff was
introduced in 1.5, and there is a section about compatibility with
older servers in the 1.5 release notes:

http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.5.html#sc-compat

--
Johan
Received on 2013-07-08 11:12:45 CEST

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