Excess data size for a single revision

Stefan Monnier monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Wed Jan 25 15:03:20 UTC 2012

>> > You are missing the point.  I didn't complain about the large size of
>> > the revision that changes all 2000 files.  I complained about the
>> > revision that changes twice that much, for some reason.  See the
>> > numbers shown by John in his analysis of the merge commit.
>> Same difference: if we merge emacs-23 into the trunk, then when we fetch
>> the trunk we'll fetch the large diff on the trunk plus the large diff on
>> emacs-23 because Bazaar always wants to have the complete DAG locally.
> But in this case, we fetched the large diff on the emacs-23 branch
> plus _twice_ the large diff from the trunk.

I haven't followed the thread closely enough to know what you're
referring to.

> It is that twice part that shouldn't have happened.

Indeed, I don't think it should happen, can you point to the data that
shows that it happened?


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