Breezy 2019 summer sprint report

Aaron Bentley aaron at aaronbentley.com
Sun Sep 1 13:26:20 UTC 2019


But brz init-repo is documented to create a shared repository ("Create a
shared repository for branches to share storage space.").  If Git doesn't
support shared repositories, I'd expect this to fail.  Possibly it wouldn't
support --git at all.

Aaron

On Sun, Sep 1, 2019 at 8:06 AM Jelmer Vernooń≥ <jelmer at jelmer.uk> wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 01, 2019 at 11:53:58AM +0100, Sam Bull wrote:
> > On Sat, 2019-08-31 at 22:39 +0000, Jelmer Vernooń≥ wrote:
> > > Ahhh! Git doesn't support shared repositories, so the branch command
> would
> > > create a new repository in trunk as well.
> >
> > So the --git argument is a red-herring? It's a little disappointing that
> it
> > takes 10 seconds to create a new branch. But, I'd still rather have that
> delay
> > that be using Git's single directory checkouts (which make it rather
> annoying to
> > work on 2 different issues in parallel).
>
> The --git argument does create a repository, so it's not a red
> herring. What happens is:
>
> # this creates a git repository in blah/.git
> $ bzr init-repo --git blah
>
> # This ignores blah/.git, since git doesn't support shared
> # repositories. Instead, it creates a repository in
> # blah/branchname/.git
> $ bzr branch git://github.com/blah/blah blah/branchname
>
> Jelmer
>
>
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