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From Ryan Schmidt <>
Subject Re: can "svnadmin dump" tolerate read-only repository access?
Date Mon, 28 Feb 2011 20:33:56 GMT

On Feb 28, 2011, at 14:29, Daniel Shahaf wrote:

> Ryan Schmidt wrote on Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 13:33:51 -0600:
>> The Subversion team's promise is that any Subversion 1.x client will
>> be compatible with any Subversion 1.x server, and I would assume with
>> any Subversion 1.x repository. If bugs are introduced that break that
>> promise, I'm confident that those bugs would be fixed.
> Any 1.x and 1.y are compatible *over the wire*.
> If you want to access a repository locally (svnadmin) you might not be
> able to access a repository that had been upgraded/created by an
> svnadmin of a newer minor version.

Er, yes. I worded that wrong.

Isn't it correct, though, that any 1.y server or client should be able to access locally any
repository created with 1.x if 1.x <= 1.y?

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