Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Retrieving the SVN repository version
From: "Bill Meier" <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2006 22:35:50 -0500
> And now it get's ugly ;-)
> If I try to use svnversion (in the WS sources dir) under cygwin I get:
> svn: This client is too old to work with working copy '.'; please get a 
> newer Subversion client
> This is due to the fact that I'm using TortoiseSVN (SVN 1.4.x) on my 
> everyday work but the cygwin version in the PATH is still "svnversion, 
> version 1.3.2 (r19776) compiled Jul 14 2006, 22:16:08."
> Although I agree that svnversion is the way to go in principle, it will 
> produce new problems on the Win32 platform :-(
> Any ideas welcome ...


FWIW: I use the Windows 1.4 Subversion package downloaded from 
w/o any apparent problems. 
(I've never downloaded the Subversion package available from the cygwin 

I'm no expert on all this so I don't know if requiring the use of the
'native' Windows version is an appropriate approach to this issue.