[Python-Dev] Looking for VCS usage scenarios

Eduardo O. Padoan eduardo.padoan at gmail.com
Mon Nov 3 19:59:22 CET 2008

On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 4:43 PM, Benjamin Peterson
<musiccomposition at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Eduardo O. Padoan
> <eduardo.padoan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 4:34 PM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
>>> :)  But actually more interesting is whether we want to add plugins that
>>> assist Python dev workflow.  For example, let's say we wanted to have a
>>> 'fixes' command that automatically updated the Roundup tracker with the
>>> branch information.  I'd personally much rather write 10 lines of Python to
>>> add such a plugin than any amount of C or Perl, or whatever else. :)
>> (Which, btw, is already supported by the "--fixes" option on bzr's commit :)
> The --fixes option allows you to note where a bug is fixed in your
> repo. I think what Barry is envisioning is a tool that would
> automatically close the issue on Roundup.

Ouch, sure. I agree, it should be easy to do with a plugin.
I couldn't dedicate enough yet to write a plugin, but as far as I have
seen, the bzr API is quite pythonic.

> --
> Cheers,
> Benjamin Peterson
> "There's nothing quite as beautiful as an oboe... except a chicken
> stuck in a vacuum cleaner."

    Eduardo de Oliveira Padoan
"Distrust those in whom the desire to punish is strong." -- Goethe,
Nietzsche, Dostoevsky

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