Suggested fix lp:#213718 (bazaar pager)

Joshua Judson Rosen rozzin at
Sat Apr 11 14:42:10 UTC 2015

On 04/11/2015 10:03 AM, Richard Wilbur wrote:
> Greetings Daniel,
> Thanks for the cleaned up patch.  Much easier reading!
> I would hope that uploading your branch wouldn't require sending
> everything that is common between your branch and the baseline from
> which you diverged, but mainly just the differences--in other words
> mostly just what you already sent in your patch.  (Here I have to
> defer to those who know the innards of bzr better than I.)  If it
> requires sending the whole thing, this sounds like fodder for some
> architectural discussions.

That architectural discussion happened a long time ago--and as a result we got
the infrastructure for shared repositories (where writers are mostly trusted)
and stacked branches (where writers are not necessarily trusted at all,
as in launchpad):

The upshot is that, yes--your push needs only to send the changes,
not the whole hitory :)

"Don't be afraid to ask (λf.((λx.xx) (λr.f(rr))))."

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