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From Bob Archer <Bob.Arc...@amsi.com>
Subject RE: How to determine subversion repository format
Date Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:46:06 GMT
> I am getting this svn client message:
> The working copy at <repository>
> is too old (format 29) to work with client version '1.8.4 (r1534716)' (expects
> format 31). You need to upgrade the working copy first.
> 
> I am interested in knowing where "format 29" is stored. My searches have
> lead me to <repository>/.svn/{entries,format} which both contain a single
> line with the value of "14" and .svn/wc.db which when dumped with sqlite3
> "format 29" does not stand out to me.
> 
> Can someone point me to some documentation which explains where the
> repository format information is stored for various version of subversion.
> 
> I know in this case that I my repository was last updated by subversion 1.7.x
> but nonetheless I would like to know how to get the existing repository
> format info without upgrading or installing older versions of subversion until
> one works with an unknown repository format.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)


I'm pretty sure this message is talking about the WORKING COPY version, not the repository
version. Format 29 is probably the working copy format for 1.7.x.

BOb


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