[darcs-users] Help with team upgrade on Windows
Trent W. Buck
trentbuck at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 23:57:46 UTC 2008
On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 01:22:58PM +0200, Yitzchak Gale wrote:
> > The program Darcs 2 is backwards compatible with Darcs 1 repository
> > format (called "old-fashioned-inventory"). Even if you can't upgrade
> > all hosts to use the Darcs 2 program, you will still get a superior
> > experience by upgrading some hosts to the Darcs 2 program while keeping
> > your repositories in old-fashioned-inventory format.
> The problem is that 2.1.0 by default will create V2 repos, which won't
> be supported by 1.0.9rc1 on the server. Even if it's possible to get 2.1.0
> to create V1 repos by some configuration or by using some flag, it's
> not always practical to do that across a whole team of people.
Ah sorry, I had forgotten about that change since 2.0.2.
> Well, I hope lenny will be released soon, and that we'll be able to
> upgrade the server not too long after that. Until then, it looks like
> we'll be stuck with 1.0.9rc1 on the server and 2.0.x on the clients.
FWIW it's unlikely that Lenny will ship with anything newer than
2.1.0, because it is already frozen.
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