Experiences with Bazaar in a Commercial Environment

John Arbash Meinel john at arbash-meinel.com
Mon Feb 20 23:02:53 UTC 2012

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On 2/20/2012 10:15 PM, Martin Pool wrote:
> Thanks for writing that up in detail.
> In retrospect the "watch for changes" feature in Explorer should 
> have been obviously something that would interact with file
> locking on Windows, and we should have probably left it off by
> default. Perhaps this is a Unixy assumption that it's safe to read
> any file any time. Perhaps we should still change it?
> I think the folder tracking thing is mostly a problem of how 
> orphans and conflicts are handled, though I see your point that
> the feature does not have much benefit on your tree to
> counterbalance the problems.

Wasn't there a patch that allowed you to set unknown files as
deletable, which allowed those dirs to get automatically deleted after
all, which would prevent them from hanging around to get triggered
into .moved.

I thought Vincent worked on that.


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