Some timings - pack-0.92 to and from dirstate-tags

Robert Collins robert.collins at
Fri Jul 11 10:42:48 BST 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 10:30 +0100, James Westby wrote:

There are two important things to ensure. The first is that all
> users have a version of bzr that will understand the new format,
> i.e. they all have 0.92 or greater. The second is that all users
> upgrade their branches to the pack-0.92 format. While the formats
> will interoperate, pulling from pack-0.92 into dirstate-tags is
> very slow indeed. This is because they store different data, and
> so the extra data in the latter format must be regenerated on
> the fly, leading to very long pull times.
Actually, dirstate-tags to pack-0.92 and back should be just fine.


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