overview of stacked branch

Ian Clatworthy ian.clatworthy at internode.on.net
Wed Jul 9 01:15:01 BST 2008

William Dode wrote:
> On 03-07-2008, Ian Clatworthy wrote:

>> More interesting is pushing a new branch that only contains the
>> changes from a nominated other branch. In most cases, the branch
>> to stack on will be implicit. The end result will be something like:
>>   bzr branch trunk-url
>>   hack, hack, hack
>>   bzr push --stacked my-bug-fix-url
>> I hope that gives you a rough idea of how things will look at the
>> UI level. Pretty cool, eh!
> Then, what will append under ?

Assuming I'm understanding your question, the new branch will
store just the new revisions together with a reference back to the
other branch. When you access the new branch, it will transparently
get revisions from the right place.

Ian C.

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