[RFC] proposed user doc for nested trees
aaron at aaronbentley.com
Sat May 9 00:42:25 BST 2009
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Ian Clatworthy wrote:
> Aaron Bentley wrote:
>> Ian Clatworthy wrote:
>>> Am I missing
>>> some magic benefit re by-value nesting?
>> by-value nesting is available now and works now
> IIUIC, "works now" applies only to projects using a non-chk rich-root
> format, yes? (WorkingTree.subsume() looks like it needs tweaks to
> support CHKInventories.)
I wasn't aware of problems with WT.subsume and CHK formats.
>>> If the library is no longer used, what value is there is keeping a copy
>>> of the nested branch on disk?
>> Being able to access old revisions.
> But that still ought to be possible without the tree there, yes?
Sure, as long as the branch is there. But since you said "nested
branch", I thought you meant deleting the actual branch.
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