[MERGE][1.6] Update repo description strings
John Arbash Meinel
john at arbash-meinel.com
Wed Aug 13 17:09:39 BST 2008
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Aaron Bentley wrote:
> Hi all,
> This patch updates the format descriptions for the new repo formats
> introduced in 1.6.
> Since it's just text, I hope it can land in 1.6, and I've prepared it
> against the bzr 1.6 branch.
> These strings are shown by 'bzr info' and by Launchpad. Until now, they
> have always been single-line descriptions, and that's what both 'info'
> and Launchpad expect. But the new formats use their class docstring
> instead. I have overridden the descriptions in Launchpad, but I'd
> rather be consistent with 'info' if possible.
> I have avoided calling them "knitpack" formats, because that terminology
> is not used outside of the source code.
It seems fine to put into 1.6, but I don't quite understand why it is
required. Is it just a display issue, or are there actual exceptions,
etc. happening? (I'm just being very conservative here.)
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