Mercurial Workflow: Feature seperation via named branches

Benjamin Fritz fritzophrenic at
Wed Jun 15 12:30:02 CDT 2011

2011/6/15  <mercurial-request at>:
> Also, I think you underestimate how badly things can go algorithmically
> for people who are not aware that particular things aren't designed to
> scale. For instance, we've had people who've tagged essentially every
> commit in a 100k cset repo. That's simply not going to work well and
> we're not going to be able to tweak things so it does.

I'm curious about what problems might arise from tagging nearly every
commit. For instance, Vim is maintained in Mercurial at , and each new patch added is tagged with
the patch number. What specific problems might occur from this

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