Breezy 2019 summer sprint report

Sam Bull bazaar at sambull.org
Sun Sep 15 14:22:46 UTC 2019


On Mon, 2019-09-09 at 18:00 +0000, Jelmer Vernooń≥ wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 08, 2019 at 01:17:02PM +0100, Sam Bull wrote:
> > In my mind the ideal point is when I can create a local repository from Git
> > that
> > I can use just like a Bazaar repository. At that point, people can freely
> > use
> > Git or Breezy to work in whichever way they like without having to worry
> > about
> > what the repo format is (i.e. the choice of repo shouldn't affect how people
> > choose to work, or what tool they must use).
> 
> Unfortunately it's not as simple as that - the brz-git format that you
> suggest would perhaps work for shared repositories, but there are many
> other bzr-specific features that it could not support, such as
> multiple authors per commit, rename tracking or bug tracking.

Hmm, I think because I started out with Bazaar, I just assumed these were
standard features. :P Oh well, guess I'll be sticking with the bzr format for my
projects then.

Still, it would be brilliant if there was an option to run a Git repo in a
shared folder. Even without this support, I'm using Breezy to work with Git this
way, it's just a little annoying that it takes a good 10 seconds to create a new
branch.

I need to use Git for work, so having this option to be able to work more like
bzr even when I don't have the option to choose the repo format would be great.
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