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Re: Is it safe (for repo) to downgrade server from 1.12.xx to 1.11.xx?

From: Mark D. Baushke
Subject: Re: Is it safe (for repo) to downgrade server from 1.12.xx to 1.11.xx?
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2004 15:52:19 -0800

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Colin Sampaleanu <address@hidden> writes:

> I am currently running 1.12.11, but have a problem in that my main IDE 
> (Eclipse) can not handle the dates put out by it, so in the revision 
> history in Eclipse I have no date display, which is extremely annoying.

Sounds like you need to file a but with eclipse folks to parse iso 8601
dates properly... it should not be that hard to fix.

> One possible solution is to downgrade from 1.12.11 to the last version 
> in the stable branch, 1.11.18, but I am assuming that this may not be 
> safe for my existing repo produced by the feature branch. Is this the 
> case, or am I safe to downgrade?

A downgrade is still safe. You may need to adjust your commit scripts
and your CVSROOT/config file depending on if you have adopted any of the
newer features, but the reporitory RCS files are still the same and the
protocol is still the same.

        -- Mark
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