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Re: Locks on the Bzr repository

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Locks on the Bzr repository
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 03:56:08 -0400

> From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <address@hidden>
> Cc: Leo <address@hidden>,
>     address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 15:52:44 +0900
>  > If not, how do you cope with the bootstrap of a new branch, which
>  > takes much longer than writing a string to a file?
> It doesn't take very long to create a new branch in a separate
> workspace.  It takes the time it takes to unpack a source tarball if
> you do it sanely.

I was talking about bootstrapping, not about branch creation.

> I just don't hesitate to do these operations in git or hg.  I hesitate
> to even think about them in bzr or darcs.

I just tried to make a local branch out of the Emacs trunk mirror.  It
took 22 seconds on x86_64 GNU/Linux.  Probably not as fast as git, but
fast enough to be a non-issue.

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