[MERGE/RFC] Userdoc Driven Design on the Bazaar 2.0 UI
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Fri Apr 17 21:00:11 BST 2009
Neil Martinsen-Burrell writes:
> In Bazaar's bound branch or checkout model, the commit is made to the
> remote branch before the commit in the local branch. I don't think that
> either ordering is at elevated risk of data loss (since the commit must
> succeed one place first)
That's where you're mistaken. In a checkout, there will be no commit
at all if the push fails. In a branch, the commit should not fail,
and will be there to fall back on if the push does fail.
> but that committing remote then local preserves the idea that the
> local branch is a mirror of the remote branch.
Once the push succeeds, I don't see that it matters. With push-first,
if the push fails, your work is at risk because it hasn't been
committed, and the next thing you do (pull) is by definition going to
change your workspace.
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