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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-30 17:44:51

Doug Gregor wrote:
> 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.

I think we should wait at least a month and possibly longer to make sure
1.5 is stable. Also, I'd much rather change to 1.5 early in one of our
quarterly release cycles rather than late in a cycle.



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