Rev 5283: (mbp) add retrospective news summary for 2.2b1 (Martin Pool) in file:///home/pqm/archives/thelove/bzr/%2Btrunk/ Patch Queue Manager pqm at
Fri Jun 4 12:26:56 BST 2010

At file:///home/pqm/archives/thelove/bzr/%2Btrunk/

revno: 5283 [merge]
revision-id: pqm at
parent: pqm at
parent: mbp at
committer: Patch Queue Manager <pqm at>
branch nick: +trunk
timestamp: Fri 2010-06-04 12:26:53 +0100
  (mbp) add retrospective news summary for 2.2b1 (Martin Pool)
  NEWS                           NEWS-20050323055033-4e00b5db738777ff
=== modified file 'NEWS'
--- a/NEWS	2010-06-04 08:54:49 +0000
+++ b/NEWS	2010-06-04 11:26:53 +0000
@@ -466,10 +466,28 @@
   Command is now transient and only exists for the duration of ``run()``.
   (Robert Collins)
-bzr 2.2.0b1
-:2.2.0b1: 2010-04-01
+bzr 2.2b1
+:2.2b1: 2010-04-01
+This is the first beta of the 2.2 series, leading up to a 2.2.0
+release in July or August.  Beta releases are suitable for everyday use
+but may cause some incompatibilities with plugins.  Some plugins may need
+small updates to work with 2.2b1.
+2.2b1 includes some changes to make merge conflicts easier to understand
+and resolve.  It also removes some old unnecessary code, and loads
+somewhat less code at startup.  It starts adding a common infrastructure
+for dealing with colocated named branches, which can be implemented in
+various ways in either bzr native or foreign formats.   On Ubuntu and
+other platforms with the apport bug-reporting library, there's an easier
+path to report problems with bzr.  We plan to continue with these themes
+through the 2.2 series.
+Over thirty bugs have been fixed, including in the log command, exporting
+to tarballs, restarting interrupted system calls, portability of compiled
+extensions, making backups during upgrade, and locking on ftp.
 Compatibility Breaks

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