On 09/09/2009 05:05 PM, Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
>> On Sep 9, 2009, at 15:30 , Martijn Faassen wrote:
>>> Ah, I perhaps misunderstood. I figured the resolving of relative
>>> externals would be a problem with a Subversion 1.4.x client.
>> There's two different issues being confused here.
>> SVN 1.4 clients will work with SVN 1.5 repositories in general. However,
>> that's not the real issue here. The issue is the new-style externals
>> definitions that allow you to use "relative" paths. Those relative paths
>> will not work for SVN 1.4 clients.
> Okay, no objection to upgrading the server to 1.5 now.
That has been done a good while ago already (I was probably ambiguous in
> But requiring 1.5 as clients will need some more discussion. I take it
> there are two main reasons to do so:
> * relative URLs in externals
> * better merge tracking
For some interpretation of "better".
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