Adding hg version check to

pointo1d pointo1d at
Wed Jun 18 11:35:35 UTC 2014

Hiya Mike ,

On 17/06/14 22:35, Mike Duigou wrote:
> With the upgrade of the servers very old mercurial clients can no longer be used (0.9.5) and there have been persistent reports of more frequent connection failures. The older your mercurial client the more likely the failures are.
>                  jdk:   hg clone jdk
>                  jdk:   requesting all changes
>                  jdk:   adding changesets
>                  jdk:   adding manifests
>                  jdk:   transaction abort!
>                  jdk:   rollback completed
>                  jdk:   abort: stream ended unexpectedly (got 8372 bytes, expected 10932)
> I would like to add a version check to which will require mercurial 1.5 or later and warn for clients older than 1.9.
> Seem reasonable?
> Mike

It [your suggestion] sounds eminently sensible.

Best rgds ,

Dave Pointon FIAP MBCS

Now I saw, tho' too late, the folly of beginning a work before we count the cost and before we we judge rightly of our strength to go thro' with it - Robinson Crusoe

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