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Re: could subversion server 1.7.x work with subverison client 1.8.x ?

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2015 12:04:27 -0400

On Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 9:55 AM, Leon Huang <hzliang24_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear developers of subversion:
> Hello!
> Question 1: If the version of subversion server is 1.7.10, but my
> subversion client is 1.8.5, is there any problem?

This is quite common. So is the reverse. The confusion comes when
trying to roll back to a previous version of either, or when features
supported well by a newer feature are expected to operate with an
older version. The problem is especially notable when a user expects
features of 1.7 or 1.8 to work with a really old, old version still in
production use, such as subverison 1.4.x on an old and non-updated
RHEL 5 operating system.

But 1.7.x and 1.8.x, I'd be very surprised to see any issues at all.
The more common problem right now is subversion 1.6, which is still
the supported subversion on RHEL 5 and RHEL 6.

> Question 2: At first, use subversion 1.7.10 client to checkout a
> work-copy. Then subversion 1.8.x client to upgrade the work-copy from 1.7 to
> 1.8, from then on I just use subversion 1.8.x client to operate this
> work-copy, is it compatible´╝č
> I hope that you can help me! Thank you!
> Looking forward to your reply!
> Have a nice day!
> Regards´╝ü

That should be completely workable. But why don't you just check it
out with subversion-1.8.x to start with?
Received on 2015-09-27 18:04:37 CEST

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