Mercurial Workflow: Feature seperation via named branches

Martin Geisler mg at
Thu Jun 16 09:36:19 CDT 2011

Arne Babenhauserheide <arne_bab at> writes:

> On Thursday 16 June 2011 02:41:05 Arne Babenhauserheide wrote:
>> The performance penalty is a disadvantage, though. I’m currently creating
>> some  test repos to see how bad it really is.
> I now created some test repos for that. Please excuse the short style
> - need to be gone in a moment.

Don't worry, here is an even short email :-) I've create a repository
with 10,000 branches and 1 topological head:

Running 'hg branches' takes 3.6 sec on my machine -- that is indeed not
very fast.

Martin Geisler

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