Why does Bazaar download so much data for a small change?

Matt Nordhoff mnordhoff at mattnordhoff.com
Fri Feb 6 16:53:02 GMT 2009

Martin Pool wrote:
> 2009/2/5 Matt Nordhoff <mnordhoff at mattnordhoff.com>:
>> Nicholas Allen wrote:
>>>> So bzr.dev has the ordering fix, but without upgrading the repository,
>>>> you would be missing the other half of the fix.
>>> I have also noticed this when pulling from bzr.dev branch via http. Is
>>> bzr.dev not using the latest repository format?
>>> Nick
>> Right. http://bazaar-vcs.org/bzr/ is still using the pack-0.92 format.
>> There's been discussion about upgrading it, but bzr 1.9 was only
>> released 3 months ago, and I don't think a consensus was ever reached.
> I think now would be a great time to upgrade it.  I'll ask lifeless or
> one of the sysadmins to do it.

Are you going to keep a pack-0.92 copy around, like was done with
<http://bazaar-vcs.org/bzr/bzr.dev.knits/> during the knit -> pack upgrade?

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