Re: Why do GNOMEdevelopers almost exclusively use git mirrors and for example not bzr mirrors

On 22/04/2008, Jeff Waugh <jdub bethesignal org> wrote:
> <quote who="Elijah Newren">
>  > On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 4:55 AM, Olav Vitters <olav bkor dhs org> wrote:
>  > > On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 11:45:34AM +0100, Scott James Remnant wrote:
>  > > > (At least, that's what I understand)
>  > >
>  > > Indeed. This might be hard to do within Bzr (IIRC what Elijah said), due
>  > > to repository format / design.
>  >
>  > No, I mispoke in the email you're referring to.  bzr's repository format
>  > does not prevent such a feature (in fact, they likely already have most
>  > needed capabilities), and shared repositories are much closer to what I'd
>  > like than I realized at that time.  The UI design does seem somewhat
>  > antithetical to such a feature, but perhaps that could be changed.
> Do bzr looms (recently released extension) satisfy the requirement explained
>  in the earlier email?

The Bazaar loom plugin lets you manage a stack of branches (similar to
quilt, stgit or mq), so isn't quite the same as the internal branches
in mercurial or git.  You could probably remove code from the plugin
to get something similar though (the bits designed to support the
sequence-of-branches workflow).


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