progress sometimes causes failures of test-convert-svn-move.t

Augie Fackler durin42 at
Wed Dec 15 07:53:40 CST 2010

On Dec 15, 2010, at 7:45 AM, timeless wrote:
>> -  converting [=========================>                                    ] 3/7
>> +  converting [=======================>                                  ] 3/7 08s
> On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 3:34 PM, Augie Fackler <durin42 at> wrote:
>> I was thinking we should have an estimate entry in the progress format string that was present by default. Does that seem reasonable?
> It would work better if we weren't using variable width time formats.

I'm proposing the ability to just turn off estimates by making the time estimates an entry in the progress bar configuration like the bar or the topic. I think I'll send that either way, but it seems to me like it'd also fix this problem.

> The natural format would be --:--, but if you're likely to go from
> that to 2s, then it's too jumpy. This was part of the reason that I
> tried to do HhMM or MmSS it was closer to an --:-- format (although I
> didn't stick that format in).
> I'll have to think about what other possible formats are available.
> Perhaps ??min or something

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