Bazaar and Visual Studio

Guy Gascoigne-Piggford guy at
Wed Jul 7 03:55:37 BST 2010

I'm afraid that I wasn't on the project so I don't know the details
(personally think that they are crazy).  Personally I think that they
were a group of folks who were under a huge time crunch and just
didn't jave the time to learn a new way to manage things, that and a
dislike of command line tools.

I'll see if I can find out more details though.


On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 4:03 PM, Philip Peitsch <philip.peitsch at> wrote:
> We almost had a similar problem where I work.  Fortunately bzr's
> command-line tools are very nice to use (especially compared to subversion),
> so a few scripts and some tutorials later and most of the devs here are
> happily working on local bzr branches connected to a central svn trunk.
> If your project shied away because of lack of VS integration, I'd be
> interested in which specifics were significantly (or even slightly) more
> difficult with command line tools & a good wiki vs. visual studio
> integration...?  Without knowing what these specifics are, it would take
> quite a lot of effort to get even slightly close to the integration projects
> like ahnksvn offer for subversion.
> On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 3:31 AM, Guy Gascoigne-Piggford <guy at>
> wrote:
>> > Couple of months ago I've tested beta of Visual Studio integration. It's
>> > called uniscc -- UnifiedSCC. It's not open sourse IIUC.
>> >
>> > But in general you're right. There is no integration because nobody
>> > working
>> > on this. And nobody working on this because nobody interested too much.
>> > And...
>> sadly we had a .net project (at work) switch from bzr back to svn
>> purely because of the lack of integrated tools.  So there are folks
>> who would be interested if it existed, but the lack is just forcing
>> some people away from bzr.
>> > hg beats bzr here.
>> >
>> >
>> >
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