[RFC] tell users to upgrade knit branches
aaron at aaronbentley.com
Wed Mar 26 22:33:59 GMT 2008
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Robert Collins wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-03-26 at 22:41 +0100, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
>> On Mi, 2008-03-26 at 12:05 +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>>> I think its time we deprecated knits.
>> Debian Stable only has a bzr version that uses knits, and for that
>> reason I still have a lot of knits repos around. Would it be possible to wait for lenny to be released?
> I don't think there is a particular reason to wait for $distro to
> release to encourage users to run a repository format that sucks less -
> as long as they have some way to upgrade.
> In this case -- 'backports'.
In terms of the actual upgrade notification, it would be unfortunate to
pester users to upgrade branches they cannot or are unwilling to.
Can I suggest that if we emit a warning, we do it when the repository is
write-locked, and that we provide a config option to disable such warnings?
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