So many repo formats
monnier at IRO.UMontreal.CA
Mon Nov 17 18:57:11 GMT 2008
>> I see I'm fairly transparent ;-)
>> Yes, part of the subsequent question is "what is the point of the
>> 1.9-non-rich-root format"? To tell you the truth, I have no idea what
>> "rich root" means and I've never found a page that tries to explain it
>> other than "you need it for things like bzr-svn".
> The only reason the format exists is to be compatible with bzr-svn.
> The only differences between it and regular formats are
> 1. trees created in this format have a unique file-id for their tree root
> 2. In this format, the tree root's last-revision is tracked in the same
> way that it is tracked for other directories.
So, what's the downside?
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