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

James Westby jw+debian at
Fri Jul 11 10:47:55 BST 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 19:42 +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> 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.

Hi Robert,

I was under the impression that pack-0.92 -> dirstate-tags would
re-annotate on the fly, which was very slow.



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