Last modified: 2006-09-21 15:08:37 UTC

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Bug 7335 - SVN revision check in Special:Version fails on SVN 1.4 working copy
SVN revision check in Special:Version fails on SVN 1.4 working copy
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2006-09-15 08:10 UTC by Brion Vibber
Modified: 2006-09-21 15:08 UTC (History)
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Description Brion Vibber 2006-09-15 08:10:56 UTC
The .svn/entries file format has changed from clean XML to some weird line-based 
fixed-size format, and the revision number can't be extracted.

Could switch to using the 'svnversion' helper program if present, but may not be 
reliable (chroot, non-standard directory, different versions present, or just missing 
because the checkout was made on another machine).

Good to figure out the new format, if it's consistent or documented. Sigh.
Comment 1 Jimmy Collins 2006-09-21 15:08:37 UTC
The new format is consistent. I have patched SpecialVersion.php so that it could
handle SVN 1.3 and SVN 1.4 in 

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