Wow, 'info' asks a lot

Martin Pool mbp at
Thu Mar 27 03:24:02 GMT 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 1:26 PM, Matthew D. Fuller
<fullermd at> wrote:
> I happened to be watching a web log while I did a checkup on a branch,
>  and zow.  Standalone branch, one commit.  `bzr info http://[...]`
>  leads to 14 HTTP requests for 7 files.  None of them are even ranged,
>  so we ask for e.g. branch.conf in its entirety 6 times.  That seems a
>  tad excessive...

It is.  I would like a transport decorator that warns if we re-read a
file.  (There might be some cases where it's reasonable to do.)

Martin <>

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