Bugs Playbook Problem?

Matthew East mdke at ubuntu.com
Mon Oct 5 06:56:58 UTC 2009

Hi Justin,

Copying ubuntu-doc for information.

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 12:55 AM, Justin H <justin.holmgren at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Matthew,
> Thanks for fixing my broken patch, but I had already seen the Bugs
> Playbook.  It says to use the following commands:
> bzr commit -m "A quick description of your changes"
> bzr diff > diffname.txt
> When I tried doing this, bzr diff didn't output anything.  However, if I
> did bzr diff before the commit, I got a reasonable looking file.  Is
> this because I'm using bzr incorrectly, or does the playbook need to be
> updated?

You're quite right, this is an error in the playbook. The "bzr commit"
command shouldn't be used if you are simply producing a patch. You
just run "bzr diff" straightaway to show the changes made since the
last commit.

We'll fix the playbook and thanks for pointing out the error.

Matthew East
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