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    New (test) version of image_import that can import the entire image history · aef647a6
    Leigh B Stoller authored
    from the server, keeping it in sync with the server as new versions of the
    image are added. Also handles importing deltas if the metadata says there
    is a delta.
    
    Note that downloading the image files is still lazy; we will not import all
    15 versions of an image unless they actually are needed.
    
    Lots of work still do. This is a bit of a nightmare cause of client/server
    (backward) compatibility issues wrt provenance/noprovenance and
    deltas/nodeltas. I might change my mind and say the hell with
    compatibility!
    
    Along these same lines, there is an issue of what to do when a site that is
    running with provenance turned on, gets this new code. Up to now, the
    client and server never tried to stay in sync, but now they have to (cause
    of deltas), and so the client image descriptors have to be upgraded. That
    will be a hassle too.
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