Ubuntu Server Guide - VCS docs

Daniel Watkins daniel.watkins at canonical.com
Tue Sep 17 09:35:46 UTC 2019

On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 11:19:59AM +0200, Paride Legovini wrote:
> Bryce Harrington wrote on 12/09/2019:
> > In the server guide, there are pages for git, bzr, and subversion.  All
> > three explain basic usage of the client tool; the git page includes
> > directions for installing the gitolite server.
> > 
> > Given the prevalence of git these days, I don't think the server docs
> > need to maintain the bzr and subversion client directions, and I think
> > it is safe to assume most readers will know at least the minimal amount
> > of git documented here.  So I would like to propose we drop all the VCS
> > client usage content.
> I'm +1 for dropping the non-git VCS, but should we decide to keep Bazaar
> we should update the guide and switch from bzr to brz, which is a
> drop-in replacement for bzr written in Python3.

Worth noting that neither bzr nor brz are in main post-bionic, so I
suspect we should just drop it.

> > The gitolite service docs, I would like to move to their own page, named
> > "Version Control - Gitolite" or similar (suggestions?)
> This would fit well under "Services", even if the section is getting a
> bit overcrowded.

(Though it also looks like gitolite was never in main, so I guess being
a universe package is not necessarily disqualifying. :)
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