[RFC] store inventory in tab-separated file

John Arbash Meinel john at arbash-meinel.com
Wed Jan 31 02:51:04 GMT 2007

Aaron Bentley wrote:
> John Arbash Meinel wrote:
>> Alexander Belchenko wrote:
>> As Aaron said, we initially thought we would switch to Knit2 earlier.
>> But there hasn't been enough changes to convince us to "bzr upgrade" all
>> of their repositories. I think when his nested-trees work lands, there
>> will be real benefits to using the new format, and we will upgrade
>> around that time.
> Actually, the nested-trees work will require format 7 and Knit3.
> (Because we already need a new working tree format to support unique
> roots. and there's no way I'm writing *two*.)
> Format 7's only difference from format 6 will be supporting subtree
> references.
> But tag support currently requires Knit2, AIUI.
> Aaron

Well, since Knit2 isn't officially stablized yet, format 7 can always
land there. Isn't that what we decided "experimental" meant?


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