Getting started with bzr-svn (was Re: bzr-svn and subversion revisions)

John Szakmeister john at
Mon Sep 7 16:45:00 BST 2009

On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 7:41 AM, Jelmer Vernooij<jelmer at> wrote:
> Newer versions of bzr-svn won't change the mainline history in
> Subversion by default. Instead, they'll print an error when you would
> be about to do so and require you to set a configuration variable
> ("append_revisions_only").

*Sweet!*  Does this mean that we can repeatedly merge from the
mainline, and push with no ill effects?  If so, that's really nice.

Seriously, what's the best way to start documenting something?
Patches to bzr-svn?  Is there a preferred method (Sphinx, just plain
reST, etc)?

>> And how does bzr-svn handle svn branches?   Does it understand the
>> trunk/branches/tags structure?  Do I just do an bzr branch from
>> trunk, and bzr-svn will figure out the rest?
> It understands the usual trunk/branches/tags structure.

I'm still at a loss at exactly how that works. :-(


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