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robert rottermann wrote:
> Martijn Faassen schrieb:
>> Hi there,
>>
>> Christian Theune wrote:
>>> a long-standing issue with our mirror of svn.zope.org are the absolute
>>> URLs of externals: they require the repository to be available on a
>>> given URL.
>>>
>>> I propose to use relative URLs for externals. I guess a complete update
>>> isn't necessary, but I'd like to improve the situation and start using
>>> them from now on. Maybe we should also put a commit hook in place as a
>>> safety belt?
>>>
>>> However, this requires Subversion 1.5 which we are using on the server
>>> already, but I don't know whether we assume clients are 1.5 or higher.
>> I certainly still use a SVN 1.4.x client, being on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS 
>> (released just last year). I don't think SVN 1.5 is common enough yet to 
>> make such a move possible.
> 
> you still can use 1.4 clients an a 1.5 server I think..

I don't think such clients will be able to grok newer features (such as
the proposed relative externals).


Tres.
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