is bzr log supposed to work with bzr 0.11?
John Arbash Meinel
john at arbash-meinel.com
Thu Oct 26 05:11:01 BST 2006
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Matthieu Moy wrote:
> Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> writes:
>> [snip alias in ~/bazaar.conf breaking DVC (Emacs interface) ]
>> Is this alias considered harmful or is this a bug in dvc? :)
> I'd say both. We should disable aliases in DVC.
> I'm putting Bazaar's ML in Cc, I have several issues:
> 1) It would be nice to be able to disable aliases with an environment
> variable. This way, we could set the variable (as we do for
> progress bars), and not have to bother about it.
> 2) There's a --no-aliases global option for bzr, but it seems totally
> undocumented. What about a "bzr help options"?
I agree. With Goffredo's help I have a branch which provides help
topics. And options like --no-plugins, --no-aliases, and --builtins
could easily be documented there. All of those are accepted by all
commands, and disable plugin loading, aliases, and plugin commands
overriding builtin commands, respectively.
It would also be a place to put --profile-imports, or --lsprof,
- --lsprof-file, --profile, etc.
It needs just a little bit of polish still, before it is really ready to
Now, as far as an ENV var instead of '--no-aliases'... I'm not as sure
of that. I don't really want to proliferate environment variables too
much. But if there is a specific need for one, then we can do so.
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