Rev 5017: Try getting better banch names for submissions. in file:///home/vila/src/bzr/cleanup/better-branch-names/

Vincent Ladeuil v.ladeuil+lp at free.fr
Tue Feb 9 08:39:38 GMT 2010


At file:///home/vila/src/bzr/cleanup/better-branch-names/

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revno: 5017
revision-id: v.ladeuil+lp at free.fr-20100209083938-13ik8no9fq324329
parent: pqm at pqm.ubuntu.com-20100208120624-zqc1nk5x9hltgmiu
committer: Vincent Ladeuil <v.ladeuil+lp at free.fr>
branch nick: better-branch-names
timestamp: Tue 2010-02-09 09:39:38 +0100
message:
  Try getting better banch names for submissions.
  
  * doc/developers/HACKING.txt:
  (Making a Merge Proposal): Don't use 'giveback' as an example as
  people use it literally.
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=== modified file 'doc/developers/HACKING.txt'
--- a/doc/developers/HACKING.txt	2010-02-04 17:16:17 +0000
+++ b/doc/developers/HACKING.txt	2010-02-09 08:39:38 +0000
@@ -120,12 +120,18 @@
 `your_lp_username`.  You can push your branch to Launchpad directly from
 Bazaar::
 
-  $ bzr push lp:~your_lp_username/bzr/giveback
+  $ bzr push lp:~your_lp_username/bzr/meaningful_name_here
 
 After you have pushed your branch, you will need to propose it for merging to
-the Bazaar trunk.  Go to <https://launchpad.net/your_lp_username/bzr/giveback>
-and choose "Propose for merging into another branch".  Select "~bzr/bzr/trunk"
-to hand your changes off to the Bazaar developers for review and merging.
+the Bazaar trunk.  Go to
+<https://launchpad.net/your_lp_username/bzr/meaningful_name_here> and choose
+"Propose for merging into another branch".  Select "~bzr/bzr/trunk" to hand
+your changes off to the Bazaar developers for review and merging.
+
+Using a meaningful name for your branch will help you and the reviewer(s)
+better track the submission. Use a very succint description of your submission
+and prefix it with bug number if needed (lp:~mbp/bzr/484558-merge-directory
+for example).
 
 Why make a local copy of bzr.dev?
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