through 1.17 to 2.0 and beyond (was Re: bzr 1.17rc1 released!)

Jonathan Lange jml at
Tue Jul 14 09:44:04 BST 2009

On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 6:44 PM, Martin Pool<mbp at> wrote:
> 2009/7/13 Jonathan Lange <jml at>:
>> Bazaar continues to blaze a straight and shining path to the 2.0 release and
>> the elevation of the ``2a`` beta format to the full glory of "supported and
>> stable".
> Thanks, Jono, for bringing a new and rather poetic approach to release
> management.  They've been good releases I think, and I admire the
> verve of the announcements.

Thanks for saying so :)

> The path to 2.0 is indeed pretty straight: 2.0 is all about general
> availability of the new, faster and smaller 2a repository format.  To
> get there, we need to close the bugs targeted to 2.0
> <>, be confident we have
> had sufficiently diverse testing and know what bugs are present, and
> then set that format to be the default
> <>.
> If there are bugs you think ought to block 2.0 then feel free to
> nominate them either here or in the bug.

I _really_ want to see the Bazaar project using 2a on Launchpad before
the 2.0 release.  Although the Launchpad project is using 2a on
Launchpad and we're trying to report bugs faithfully, it's no
substitute for actually eating your own dogfood.


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