Format compatibility between different version of bzr
v.ladeuil+lp at free.fr
Fri Mar 28 07:51:14 GMT 2008
>>>>> "Ian" == Ian Clatworthy <ian.clatworthy at internode.on.net> writes:
Ian> John Arbash Meinel wrote:
>> Vincent Ladeuil wrote:
>>>>>>>> "john" == John Arbash Meinel <john at arbash-meinel.com> writes:
john> Bazaar also has a policy, though, that when you "bzr
john> branch" it preserves the source format whenever
john> possible. This is to help prevent
john> "watershedding". Where one user starts to use a new
john> format, which requires the other users to upgrade to
john> have access to their changes, etc. So by default bzr
john> preserves the format so people have to actively chose
john> to upgrade.
>>> This is so clearly explained I wonder where you copy it from ? :-)
>>> That should go into the doc.
>> I'm happy for it to go in there, I just don't know where in the docs it
>> would go.
>> Ian, care to do some copy&paste?
Ian> Sure. This belongs in the pending Admin Guide IMO.
Ian> I think it ought to also appear in the online help for the branch and
Ian> checkout commands.
The upgrade command seems the most important place to me since
the user should be aware that it may break its ability to share
with his co-devs.
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