Call for testing of colocated branch support in bzr.dev

Eli Zaretskii eliz at gnu.org
Fri Jan 20 11:53:00 UTC 2012


> Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 12:49:25 +0100
> From: Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org>
> CC: bazaar at lists.canonical.com, gustavo.niemeyer at canonical.com,
>         aaron at canonical.com
> 
> On 01/20/2012 08:18 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >> Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 18:40:12 +0100
> >> From: Jelmer Vernooij<jelmer at samba.org>
> >> Cc: "Niemeyer, Gustavo"<gustavo.niemeyer at canonical.com>,
> >> 	Aaron Bentley<aaron at canonical.com>
> >>
> >> Support for colocated branches in bzr.dev 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.

I meant the 2a format _after_ the merge.  That one was never seen in
the 2.5 series, right?



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