no bzr-svn for Bazaar 1.4 (was: Re: bzr 1.5rc1 this Friday)

Martin Pool mbp at
Tue May 6 05:02:02 BST 2008

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 1:54 PM, Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 06.05.2008, 10:17 +1000 schrieb Martin Pool:
>  > It's almost time for our next release candidate, 1.5rc1, which is
>  > scheduled for this Friday, with 1.5final on Friday the 16th.  It's
>  > pretty soon after 1.4 final, but a good amount of code has landed on
>  > trunk since 1.4 branched, and we want to pull back onto a regular
>  > schedule rather than otherwise.
>  Since 1.5 will be so quick after 1.4 I won't do any bzr-svn release to
>  match Bazaar 1.4 (1.4 breaks bzr-svn 0.4.9). There are still a couple
>  of issues to resolve for bzr-svn 0.4.10 so it wouldn't be feasible to
>  release until the end of the week anyway.
>  In the future, I'd like to start maintaining a separate stable
>  development branch that only contains fixes to cope with changes in
>  Bazaar's API so it's easier to do bzr-svn releases quickly after Bazaar
>  itself does a release.

That makes sense to me.  In this release I'd like to get it into the
PPA quickly - I think the process is now pretty straightforward and
documented.  Thanks very much.

Martin <>

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