[WT-support] Networking different versions

Laurent HAAS - F6FVY f6fvy at free.fr
Sun Jun 29 20:49:39 CEST 2008

Hi Bob, Bob et al.

Bob Wilson, N6TV a écrit :
> 2008/6/27 Bob-N4CU <n4cu-2 at s125890533.onlinehome.us 
> <mailto:n4cu-2 at s125890533.onlinehome.us>>:
>     I would like to get a verification on the manual.  It says, "(For
>     example do *not* run version 3.0.7 on one computer and version 3.1.0
>     on another.)" .   I can understand V2 and V3 may be incompatable but
>     we had several computers getting ready for FD.  Some were 3.19 and
>     some were 3.20.   We erased and reload the 3.20 to 3.19.  Was this
>     necessary.  It seemed to work.
>     Bob,  N4CU
> According to the release notes 
> <http://download.win-test.com/nightly/release.txt>, Network Protocol 
> 1.21 was released in version 3.17, and Network Protocol 1.22 in version 
> 3.21.  Therefore I would bet that 3.19 and 3.20 were compatible, and 
> your "downgrade" to 3.19 probably wasn't strictly necessary.
> However, if any machine in the network is running 3.21 or 3.16, then 
> it's a different story.

Actually, it is *always* a good idea to have the same WT version across 
the networked stations (the last released is recommended, of course), 
because some features may vary from one to the other (and not only 
regarding the network protocol).


Larry - F6FVY

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