Managing multiple remote locations

Marius Kruger amanic at
Tue Oct 21 20:30:49 BST 2008

2008/10/18 Scott Scriven <bzr at>

> This bug is related:
> Basically, the bookmarks plugin can work, but only for one
> project at a time.  It uses a global namespace for bookmark
> names, instead of per-repository, so the bookmark names end up
> being significantly longer than they would be in git or hg.

This is a problem for me too.
I looked at the code and I think it should be fairly simple to fix, so I
might do it soon:

I'm thinking of adding a option --branch like `bzr whoami`, which will cause
it to be saved in the branch
in stead of the global location.
(Branch specific bookmarks will override global bookmarks with the same

And for some reason, it doesn't always resolve names without a
> 'bm:' prefix.  So, instead of 'hg push foo' it ends up being 'bzr
> push bm:myproject-foo'.

the problem is that AFAIK unspecified protocols paths are assumed to be
I dont think it would be possible/desirable to change this behaviour.

<| regards
U| Marius
H| <><
E| PS when can we merge the bookmark plugin into the
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