branching from hpss doesn't preserve repository format

Bug #164626 reported by Martin Pool on 2007-11-23
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Bug Description

In bzr 0.92, the remote repository always reports that it's a knit repository (??). bzr branch, when creating a new repository, normally uses the same format as the origin, but when coming from

Changed in bzr:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
milestone: none → 1.0alpha1

Seen in 0.90 with dirstate-tags being ignored and being given a working-tree-less dirstate branch

Martin Pool (mbp) wrote :<email address hidden>%3E

Note that Andrew's fix only addresses the repository format, not the branch format, so it won't fix Scott's problem. If we accept this patch, we should open a followon bug for the other formats.

Changed in bzr:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Martin Pool (mbp) wrote :

Sent to pqm.

Andrew Bennetts (spiv) wrote :

Fix for the specific problem of repository formats has been merged. As Martin says I'll open a bug for the other formats.

Changed in bzr:
assignee: nobody → spiv
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Martin Pool (mbp) on 2007-11-30
Changed in bzr:
assignee: spiv → nobody
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