Dealing with broken connections

Benoit Boissinot bboissin at
Sat Mar 15 07:56:33 CDT 2008

On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 8:50 AM, Adrian Buehlmann <adrian at> wrote:
> On 14.03.2008 21:20, Matt Mackall wrote:
>  > On Fri, 2008-03-14 at 20:46 +0100, Guido Ostkamp wrote:
> >> Looking at generic large repositories like OpenSolaris I am the one who
>  >> does the cloning and I don't think I can get them to provide the stuff as
>  >> bundle.
>  >>
>  >> Would it for some technical reason be impossible to resume a cloning
>  >> process or is it just not yet implemented at the moment?
>  >
>  > Yes. The wire protocol streams changelog followed by manifest data
>  > followed by file data. This minimizes seeking and maximizes
>  > compression.
>  It might be interesting to not throw away the changelog (and maybe the
>  manifest data) in this case.

In theory it should be possible to extend the protocol to ask for data
on a per-revlog basis
(from the changelog, you can compute what is missing from the manifest
and from the manifest
what is missing from the filelogs)



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