BZR checkout speed (Was: ArchiveReorganisation and sponsoring)

Emmet Hikory persia at
Mon Sep 1 09:56:01 BST 2008

James Westby wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-09-01 at 13:04 +0900, Emmet Hikory wrote:
>>     Perhaps I'm using different commands.
>> It takes me 0m9.187s seconds to `apt-get source
>> update-manager` from, and 5m24.582s to `bzr branch
> Yes, you are using a different command, Matt was referring to
> "bzr checkout --lightweight", which get's you just the latest
> version of the source, just as "apt-get source" does. This would
> presumably be what a sponsor would want to sponsor something
> easy on a package that they hadn't touched before.

    Thanks for the hint.  With ` bzr checkout --lightweight`, I'm
down to 2m55.335s, but it's still not anywhere close to the numbers
Matt posted, and still not directly comparable to apt-get source.


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