[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] Python source code on Bazaar vcs

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Sat Mar 22 00:12:00 CET 2008

On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 3:10 PM, Benjamin Peterson
<musiccomposition at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 5:04 PM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 21/03/2008, Benjamin Peterson <musiccomposition at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I tend to make a repository and make a working copy for each patch in
> it.
> > > The history is saved in the repository so it's efficient.
> >
> > OK, so just lots of copies, fair enough. Presumably just use bzr diff
> > to create patches? Much like Subversion, in practice, but with local
> > commits of partial work.
> Yes, bzr diff should do the trick, although if you have local commits in it,
> you'll have to give the revision number manually.

That's not really true. Let's say you have a trunk branch that you
keep which is pristine. You branch off of it and create a xxx branch.
You can diff between xxx and trunk by running  ``bzr diff xxx --old
trunk``. You can also run this from within xxx with ``bzr diff --old


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