Sending commit emails from a central location

Robert Collins robertc at
Tue Jun 26 06:26:01 BST 2007

On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 03:48 +0100, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> * Robert Collins [Fri, 22 Jun 2007 11:17:46 +1000]:
> > Firstly, you can reuse bzr-email/
> > ====
> > from import emailer
> > ====
> > No need to copy code at all.
> Well, I thought about that, and while I didn't actually tried to do it,
> the impression I got while considering the possiblity is that I would've
> had to do a fair amount of playing with the class to get the result I
> wanted.

Thats a shame, I'd be happy to accept patches to reduce this need.

> Plus I didn't want to have the need to install bzr-email separately.

Given you're installing it in a single location, I don't see that thats
a big hurdle - but up to you. (Myself, I try to err on the side of less
code to support :)).

> > Secondly, if you configure branch.conf to send email, the email plugin
> > should send it correctly even if you are committing over sftp to a
> > central branch.
> Do you mean that if the remote branch has post_commit_address in its
> branch.conf, pushing to it sends an email iff bzr-email is installed?
> Good to know, but still happy with the functionality provided by
> bzr-hookless-email. ;-)

Thats cool - I wasn't meaning to suggest you wouldn't be happy :). Did
you know about the foreach plugin which is somewhat related ?

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