A. S. Budden
abudden at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 21:37:03 GMT 2009
2009/1/22 A. S. Budden <abudden at gmail.com>:
> 2009/1/22 Gary van der Merwe <garyvdm at gmail.com>:
>> On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 8:52 PM, A. S. Budden <abudden at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Also, if I use "bzr ls" on bzr://servername/applications/vim/vimfiles,
>>> I get a (rather unmanageable) recursive file listing. If I add the
>>> --non-recursive option, I get nothing at all. I can get round this
>>> with something like:
>>> bzr ls bzr://localhost/applications/vim/vimfiles/ | grep
>>> but surely this shouldn't be necessary?! It also doesn't distinguish
>>> files and directories (no '/' on the end of directories). I realise
>>> that it can be done with the apache server option or by connecting to
>>> the server with ssh/sftp and browsing the file system, but this seems
>>> a little indirect and it is strange that the server has an 'ls'
>>> command but doesn't really support browsing. Am I missing something?
>> May I interest you in a GUI option. qbzr has the command qbrowse.
> Thanks, I'll have a look at this!
It looks promising as a GUI, but seems to suffer from the same problem
as bzr ls: it doesn't allow me to browse the repository, only the
branches within that repository. With my (test) repository, I can do:
bzr ls bzr+ssh://servername/bzr/applications/vim/vimfiles
Also, I have now upgraded to version 1.11 of bazaar, but although the
directories now end with a forward slash, the non-recursive option
still results in no output at all. I've tried creating the
no-working-trees file in the .bzr/repository, but this makes no
>> Matt Nordhoff wrote:
>>> The bzrtools plugin adds a "bzr branches" command which does what you
>>> want and can work on remote locations. However, it isn't fast, since the
>>> client walks the file system one directory at a time over the Internet
>>> (though the code is designed to make it easy to do it server-side in the
>> < future).
>> If you are using the --no-trees option on your servers repo, this will
>> be allright.
I'll have a look at that once I've managed to get bzrtools to install
alongside bzr 1.11.
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