What do I call a working tree that stores its revisions in a shared repository?

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 13:31:22 BST 2008

On 30/03/2008, Talden <talden at gmail.com> wrote:
> >  PS Given that it's possible to copy standalone trees *far* faster than
> >  "bzr branch"-ing them, is there any reason not to create a branch via
> >  copying instead of branching?
> When you want to move them, branch them.  That way I assume you'd only
> be wearing the cost of the branching in the exceptional cases. Unless
> of course you expect to be copying and moving trees around all the
> time.

I think you missed my point. On my PC, with the Python trunk, bzr
branch to a standalone tree takes 8 minutes, whereas copy /s/h only
takes about 2 minutes. That's significant enough to make me want to
copy where possible.


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