[suggest] Subversion 1.4 package broken
wcooley at nakedape.cc
Fri Jan 19 22:26:45 CET 2007
On Thu, 2007-01-18 at 18:04 +0100, Dag Wieers wrote:
> The issue really is whether people would want that, even if it doesn't
> seem to break anything. This thing comes up from time to time and I'm
> between a rock and a hard place here. Either I override base (upstream)
> packages and I get half of the userbase against me, or I don't and I got
> the other half screaming for something.
I still suggest a separate repo for "backports" things like this.
> There are many reasons why someone would want to have subversion 1.4, I
> can imagine. But are these really that important ? subversion 1.3 is
> working fine over here.
One reason is if you have network filesystems with your working copy,
1.4 will helpfully update the metadata to a format incompatible with
1.3. It's not terribly hard to work around, but it can be annoying.
Wil Cooley <wcooley at nakedape.cc>
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