Idiomatic working

John Arbash Meinel john at arbash-meinel.com
Wed Jul 8 14:04:05 BST 2009


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Russel Winder wrote:
> At the risk of starting a flame war :-)
> 
> The idiomatic way of working with Bazaar seems to be:
> 
> 	1.  Use a shared repository.
> 	2.  Have a mirror branch.
> 	3.  Use feature branches off the mirror branch.
> 	4.  Commit tested changes to the mirror, then to the branch it is a
> mirror of.
> 	5.  Delete feature branch.
> 
> So the question of the day is:  Should the mirror branch be bound or
> not?
>  

Well, if it is, then step (4) is collapsed into a single commit.

For *me* I use a checkout of http://.../bzr.dev because I want to force
myself to *not* commit things there.

Anyway, I would recommend using a bound branch for the mirror branch for
a variety of reasons.

John
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