Subject: Re: [boost] Subversion upgrade on svn.boost.org
From: Doug Gregor (doug.gregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-22 15:02:25
On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 12:00 PM, K. Noel Belcourt<kbelco_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Jul 22, 2009, at 8:54 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:15 AM, Doug Gregor<doug.gregor_at_[hidden]>
>>> Hi all,
>>> We'd like to upgrade Subversion on svn.boost.org from the old version
>>> it is currently using (1.4.2) to version 1.6.2, so that Boost can make
>>> use of some of the new and useful features introduced in Subversion
>>> 1.5 and 1.6. Since this upgrade will involve an upgrade of the
>>> repository, it is likely to take a while---we'll probably have to
>>> block out 8 or more hours, during which Subversion will be
>>> We would like to perform the Subversion upgrade soon (within the next
>>> few days). Are we at a point in Boost's development cycle where we can
>>> tolerate a day of down-time to perform this upgrade?
>> Yes, as long as it is fairly soon. What date do you have in mind?
> I'm stuck with svn version 1.4.2 for both running the tests and the
> reporting, for the time being (we've moved to git and no longer use svn).
> Do you know if 1.4.2 will work with 1.6.2? If not, there may be down time
> with the tests and reporting until I can get 1.6.2 installed and working.
Yes, the Subversion 1.6 server works with a 1.4 client.
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