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From Marc Strapetz <marc.strap...@syntevo.com>
Subject Re: Subversion 1.9 working copy compatibility
Date Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:14:12 GMT
On 16.03.2015 16:34, Branko ─îibej wrote:> On 16.03.2015 15:58, Marc 
Strapetz wrote:
>>  From my experiments with Subversion 1.9 binaries and the listed
>> changes in the release notes, Subversion 1.9 seems to be backwards
>> compatible with Subversion 1.8 working copies. Is that correct?
>
> There are no schema changes, but 1.9 is faster at many working copy
> operations due to more optimized queries.

Does that mean than an "svn upgrade" should still be invoked to get 
these optimized queries?

-Marc


On 16.03.2015 16:34, Branko ─îibej wrote:
> On 16.03.2015 15:58, Marc Strapetz wrote:
>>  From my experiments with Subversion 1.9 binaries and the listed
>> changes in the release notes, Subversion 1.9 seems to be backwards
>> compatible with Subversion 1.8 working copies. Is that correct?
>
> There are no schema changes, but 1.9 is faster at many working copy
> operations due to more optimized queries.
>
>> If so, it makes sense to update the "Upgrading the Working Copy" section:
>>
>> https://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.9.html#wc-upgrade
>>
>> At least I was initially reluctant to try Subversion 1.9 on my
>> real-world working copies to avoid troubles when switching back to 1.8.
>
> Absolutely; the release notes are not final until 1.9.0 is released;
> that's why they're not published on our site (i.e., there's no link to
> the 1.9 release notes on the site). We'll be updating them until the
> last minute.
>
> -- Brane
>
>

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