Error with Bazaar through FTP: Unrecognised container format

Martin Pool mbp at
Mon Feb 6 22:27:17 UTC 2012

On 7 February 2012 09:20, Fbe546 <fbe546 at> wrote:
> Thanks a lot for the answer.
> We posted a bug report at
> with the .bzr.log file.
> The pack files of the old repository did indeed begin with "Bazaar
> pack format 1 (introduced in 0.18)\n". There are no pack files inside
> the newly created repository (with the commands above), but I suppose
> it's normal.

In the bug you create a new repository and then try to commit to it.
In this case bzr is creating and then reading back a pack file.  If
the data we wrote in to the pack is immediately missing this is seems
very likely a bug in the ftp server implementation.


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