On Tue, 7 Jan 2014 09:04:49 -0800 (PST)
Sebastian Bürgel <s.buer...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> I have been using SVN on windows for a while (Tortoise) and now I am
> trying to switch to git. Since most people in my group are SVN
> lovers, I was quite happy seeing that I could use git with the
> existing SVN repository that the rest of the group is using. However
> I encounter the following problem:
> Your client is too old to commit to this repository.
> A version 1.5 or later client is required.
> After searching around it seems that git svn is using the existing
> SVN on the system(?)
No, this is a wrong assumption: Git for Windows packages Subversion
libraries with itself. You might find them under the "bin" directory
in your Git installation directory.
> $ git svn --version
> git-svn version 184.108.40.206.msysgit.0 (svn 1.4.6)
And yes, Subversion client libraries packaged with Git for Windows are
severely outdated. This is an unfortunately known issue.
> Can anyone guide me in a direction how to update git-svn to at least
Not an easy task . Many have tried and failed. To this date, no
one seemed to want a newer Subversion client libraries packaged badly
enough to pass all the obstacles while dealing with this.
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