[Python-Dev] Looking for VCS usage scenarios

Thomas Wouters thomas at python.org
Wed Nov 5 15:52:55 CET 2008

On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 23:19, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:

> FWIW, I don't consider the current bazaar installation sufficient here.
> It does give a useful insight for those of us unfamiliar with that
> kind of system, and certainly allows those who want to develop with bzr
> already to do so - in the dvcs manner. However, for a complete "demo"
> installation, I'd like to see a repository that contains all revisions,
> not just selected ones, has post-commit email notifications (or
> explains why it can't provide these), etc.

Without a doubt the bazaar branches need a little more loving attention to
make them a full working demo, but it's mostly details. The branches *do*
contain the whole history, and not just 'select revisions':

3.0% bzr log
revno: 37403
committer: martin.v.loewis
timestamp: Tue 2008-11-04 20:45:29 +0000
  Merged revisions 67098 via svnmerge from

    r67098 | martin.v.loewis | 2008-11-04 21:40:09 +0100 (Di, 04 Nov 2008) |
2 l

    Issue #4204: Fixed module build errors on FreeBSD 4.
revno: 2
committer: guido
timestamp: Thu 1990-08-09 14:25:15 +0000
  Initial revision
revno: 1
timestamp: Thu 1990-08-09 14:25:15 +0000
  New repository initialized by cvs2svn.

Thomas Wouters <thomas at python.org>

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