Merging with Bazaar

Michael Vogt mvo at
Mon Nov 9 10:41:04 GMT 2009

On Thu, Nov 05, 2009 at 11:55:19PM +0000, James Westby wrote:
> On Thu Nov 05 22:42:56 +0000 2009 Martin Pitt wrote:
> > There's one thing to watch here: We already have had lots of
> > packages in "real" bzr branches (not the per-upload granularity
> > auto-imports). So before you merge a package, please check if it has a
> > Vcs-Bzr: header. If so, please use that, not the auto-imported branch.
> > 
> > Nowadays I keep getting a lot of merge requests which were done
> > against the auto-import; these are not mergeable at all, since they
> > have zero common history).
> Ah yes, thanks for bringing this up Martin, I forgot that there was
> another point I wanted to make.
> We are now finally in a position to make this problem go away. Therefore
> I need to know candidate packages that this should be done for. The
> following criteria must be met:
>    * You are happy to have a bot commit to the branch if someone else
>      uploads without pushing.
>    * The branch contains the full source of the package, not just
>      ./debian/, and you are willing to embrace the proposed way of
>      structuring the package. I know some people are attached to their
>      ./debian/ only branches, but that way is an evolutionary dead-end,
>      so I am unwilling to make it part of this effort.
>    * The branch is up to date with what is in the archive.

Here are some from me:



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