Call for testing of colocated branch support in

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Fri Jan 20 11:49:25 UTC 2012

On 01/20/2012 08:18 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 18:40:12 +0100
>> From: Jelmer Vernooij<jelmer at>
>> Cc: "Niemeyer, Gustavo"<gustavo.niemeyer at>,
>> 	Aaron Bentley<aaron at>
>> Support for colocated branches in has now progressed to a level
>> where it is actually usable. At the moment, colocated branch support
>> still requires the 'development-colo' format. This should be merged back
>> into the default ('2a') format for 2.5.0 so it would work out of the box
>> with existing branches.
> This is great news, but is it wise to put in 2.5.0 something that
> (AFAIK) was not in any of the 2.5 beta releases?
> Apologies if I'm missing something.
The development-colo format has been in the 2.5 series since one of the 
earlier betas. It's basically the same thing as 2a except that it has a 
different format string, and an extra directory "branches" which gets 
created as soon as you create colocated branches.



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