Choosing a moment for the Bazaar switchover.
jearl at notengoamigos.org
Wed Apr 1 00:39:25 BST 2009
Robert Collins <robert.collins at canonical.com> writes:
> On Tue, 2009-03-31 at 13:36 -0600, Jason Earl wrote:
>> Conversions are difficult and time consuming projects and the trick
>> is to only do them once. The last thing that I would want for the
>> Emacs development community is to create a new repo in 0.92 pack
>> format and 6 months later have a version of bzr comes out that warns
>> you to upgrade remote branches.
>> The current default format of bzr is being phased out. Saying that
>> bzr is in a "state of flux" is probably kind. Heck, I can't even do
>> a conversion from git right now into the pack 0.92 format because
>> fast-import is broken for that format. I can, however, create a
>> brisbane core repository.
> Thats a shame, have you filed a bug about fast-import? [There isn't a
> good reason that I know of for it to be broken].
Somehow the actual bug report got clipped out of the thread. I am sorry
about that. This conversation originally started on the emacs mailing
list, and I guess I didn't notice that the bug report link was missing
when the conversation moved here.
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