plugin not working on lightweight checkouts

Matthew D. Fuller fullermd at
Sun Nov 29 08:56:02 UTC 2015

On Sun, Nov 29, 2015 at 09:53:33AM +0100 I heard the voice of
Sebastien Alaiwan, and lo! it spake thus:
> Is this the expected behaviour? Not updating the "revno" file on
> "bzr update -r XXX" commands seems error-prone, as you might want to
> build older revisions of your project.
> I was about to suggest to directly use, from your build system, the
> ".bzr/branch/last-revision" file.  However, this will couple your
> build system to bazaar ; which you probably want to avoid.

Technically, you'd want to be directly using .bzr/checkout/dirstate,
since you care about the WT rev, not the branch rev.

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