Svn: This client is too old to work with working copy '.'
$ svn info svn: This client is too old to work with working copy '.'; please get a newer Subversion client $ svn --version | head -1 svn, version 1.4.2 (r22196) $
Re-checkout the working copy with the old svn client.
(Debian 4.0, Etch) Install backported subversion-1.5
- Follow instructions on http://backports-master.debian.org/Instructions/
$ sudo apt-get -t etch-backports install subversion
As a result, Subversion has been upgraded to subversion-1.5:
$ svn --version | head -1 svn, version 1.5.1 (r32289)
- Debian 4.0 (Etch)
- The joys of craft: Subversion client too old
- Blog about same problem. Proposed fix is to upgrade to svn-1.5 from Debian experimental branch.
But doesn't the whole system get upgraded to `experimental' as soon as I add an `experimental' branch to /etc/apt/sources.list?
- APT HOWTO Chapter 3 - Managing packages - 3.8 How to keep a mixed system
- Instructions how to pin the main system distribution
Created a file /etc/apt/apt.conf containing:
But I think using `backports' would be a better idea.
- Nabble - Debian Backports - Intent to backport: Subversion 1.5.1
- Subversion is not backported yet because of the upcoming Debian-5.0 (Lenny) release
- Subversion-1.5 has been backported to Debian-4.0 (Etch)