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From: Doug Gregor (dgregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-30 13:08:08

On Jun 29, 2008, at 8:58 PM, Daryle Walker wrote:
> 1. We can upgrade the server system to 1.5 right away. Since the
> repository won't be converted (yet), the server will act in 1.4-
> compatibility mode and 1.4-clients (and 1.5-clients, mostly) will be
> none the wiser. Enjoy the bug fixes, but maybe anti-enjoy the
> bleeding edge. Look & see, and possibly wait for 1.5.1.

We still want to make sure that

> 2. After the new server works to our satisfaction, we can apply the
> upgrade procedure to our repository. Members with 1.5-clients can
> fully use the new features, but 1.4-clients will still be none the
> wiser.

Assuming there are no showstopper bugs with Subversion 1.5. It is a
major upgrade, so we do need to be careful here.

> [1] Note that using a 1.5-client on a pre-1.5 working copy
> automatically upgrades said working copy. That working copy is now
> unusable by any GUI client, Explorer/Finder plug-in, or other client
> that carries an internal copy of the 1.4 APIs (or official command-
> line client).

The good news is that TortoiseSVN 1.5.0 has also been released, so
there isn't much of an excuse to have a pre-1.5 client (unless
something is very broken).

        - Doug

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