John Arbash Meinel
john at arbash-meinel.com
Wed Apr 18 15:10:49 BST 2007
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Dennis Benzinger wrote:
> I'm a Bazaar newbie and I need some help deciding how to layout my
> repository (or if I should use a repository at all). I thought about using
> the following layout:
> /bzr-repositories <- A Bazaar repository created with bzr init-repo
> /projectX <- An ordinary directory (no Bazaar involved)
> /trunk <- A Bazaar branch created with bzr --init
> /branches <- An ordinary directory (no Bazaar involved)
> /newGUI <- A Bazaar branch created with bzr branch ../../trunk
> Does this make sense?
> Can I use ordinary directories (e.g. projectX) in a Bazaar repository?
> Or would it be better to use a Bazaar branch for the whole projectX
> If I store my Bazaar branches in a repository can somebody else still
> branch from projectX/trunk for example? (As far as I understood the
> revision history isn't stored in this branch but in the repository)
> Is there a repository layout guideline somewhere?
This looks great. Regular directories are fine. You can lay them out
however makes sense to you.
But that is more about how to use them, than how they should be laid out.
Do you want to contribute to (a theoretical)
There are a couple reasonable ways of laying one out depending on your
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