[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] Python source code on Bazaar vcs
p.f.moore at gmail.com
Fri Mar 21 22:28:07 CET 2008
On 21/03/2008, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> Just to head this off, this is not a specific vote of confidence for
> Bazaar. The Bazaar developers were at PyCon and both Barry and Thomas
> were willing to put the time and effort to get the mirror up and going
> while the Bazaar team was nearby to answer questions. At this point
> this is more of an experiment to see if people like the development
> style of distributed VCS. If people do and someone steps forward to
> put the time and effort to add Mercurial support, we can then consider
> doing something similar to what was done for the issue tracker.
> But for right now this is just to try out distributed VCS, nothing more.
One thing I really like the idea of with Mercurial for my situation
(non-committer) is the mq extension, which lets me manage my changes
as a "stack of patches" - so I'm completely working with patches,
which is what I have to post to the tracker, etc.
Is there a similar workflow in Bazaar? I know there's the loom
extension (although I haven't used it much yet) but I'm not sure how
I'd use that.
Basically, can some Bazaar expert offer a suggestion as to how a
non-developer with read-only access would best use the Bazaar
repositories to maintain a number of patches to be posted to the
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