Handling changes in the bzr-svn conversion logic

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at samba.org
Tue Sep 5 23:06:26 BST 2006


On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 18:04 -0400, Aaron Bentley wrote:
> Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > I'm not sure I'm following you here - what do you mean with "shallow
> > branches"?
> 
> It's one of the results of History Horizons, which I've specced up here:
> http://bazaar-vcs.org/HistoryHorizon
> 
> It's a branch that doesn't have a lot of revision data.  Old revisions
> are ghosts-- only revisions that were recent at branch time are not
> ghosts.  But after branching, it retains revisions normally.
> 
> I have hopes that shallow bound branches will be a good substitute for
> both heavy and lightweight checkouts, allowing us to remove the distinction.
Thanks, this looks very interesting! 

This is a feature that can be very useful for bzr-svn to prevent the
need to fetch information on 18000 revisions which is by far the slowest
operation.

Cheers,

Jelmer
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Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> - http://samba.org/~jelmer/
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