bzr-svn and subversion revisions

Jean-Francois Roy bahamut at
Wed Sep 2 19:00:41 BST 2009

On Sep 2, 2009, at 10:51, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:

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> Jean-Francois Roy wrote:
>> On Sep 2, 2009, at 02:30, Russel Winder wrote:
>>> When bzr-svn does a merge/pull from the Subversion repository, it
>>> reports the Subversion revision number as well as the Bazaar  
>>> revision
>>> number.  But is this number stored?  Yes it is and can be viewed  
>>> in the
>>> log.  However, viz and qlog don't seem to offer a way of seeing this
>>> number.  I guess Bazaar Explorer doesn't either.
>> Is this information also supposed to be visible for revisions that
>> have originated from Bazaar? I have a branch whose revisions
>> primarily come from Bazaar, but which is also pushed regularly to
>> Subversion. bzr log shows no Subversion revno for any of the
>> revisions. Is that expected?
> Yes, that is correct. Those revisions originated in Bazaar, so there
> is no canonical Subversion revision number for them. For example, what
> would you expect would happen if you pushed those revisions to two
> distinct Subversion repositories?

Although it wouldn't scale to more than one repository, it would be  
useful to know the "remote push revision" to be able to point someone  
to that revision should they ask you where (or when?) a specific  
change was made, for example.


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