Branching a Git repository
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Thu Sep 10 08:15:27 BST 2009
2009/9/10 Russel Winder <russel.winder at concertant.com>:
> Until I install Dulwich then:
> |> bzr co git://github.com/gradle/gradle.git Master
> bzr: ERROR: exceptions.ImportError: bzr-git: Please install dulwich, https://launchpad.net/dulwich
> *** Bazaar has encountered an internal error. This probably indicates a
> bug in Bazaar. You can help us fix it by filing a bug report at
> attaching the crash file
> and including a description of the problem.
> The crash file is plain text and you can inspect or edit it to remove
> private information.
> Is almost sensible. I get the information that bzr-git is missing a
> component which is fine. However getting the whole "Bazaar internal
> error" message seems to me to be just plain wrong. This isn't a Bazaar
> internal error, it is a "the user hasn't properly configured the system"
> error, and should be treated as such.
Yes, I thought we normally showed ImportError with a message saying
this. It's a bug if it's not happening there.
> Should I raise a bug for this somewhere?
Come on. The error message tells you to file a bug and gives you a
url to do it.
> Of course there are actually two forms of URL for Git clones, so I tried
> the other one:
> |> bzr co git at github.com:gradle/gradle.git Master
> bzr: ERROR: Not a branch: "/home/users/russel/Repositories/Bazaar/SharedRepositories/Gradle/git at github.com:gradle/gradle.git/".
> I consider this to be a Bazaar internal error, well bzr-git anyway, so
> the question is what is the right way of dealing with bug reports for
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