[RFC] new format 1.12 (1.11?) enabling EOL & filtered views

Andrew Cowie andrew at operationaldynamics.com
Tue Dec 16 01:03:26 GMT 2008

On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 09:05 -0600, John Arbash Meinel wrote:

> Upgrading non-rr to rr is a hard process because we re-serialize
> everything, and commits to rr are not allowed in non-rr repositories, so
>  it introduces far more difficulties. Simply wanting to experiment with
> a new WT feature should not prevent you from merging your changes back
> into bzr.dev.

So upgrade bzr.dev to a rich-root format?

Why you are worrying about hackers working on the mainline branch who
using a version of Bazaar that not already capable of supporting
rich-root is a bit of a mystery (actually, why you'd want anyone hacking
on Bazaar who is not at least using the most recent release [let alone
bzr.dev itself] is mind boggling, but anyway).

This is just more of the "it's going to hurt someday, and as long as you
keep putting it off, we're going to keep having conversations about how
it's going to hurt some day". There should be a recursive acronym for


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