Switching to Bazaar (bzr)

Max Kanat-Alexander mkanat at bugzilla.org
Sun Dec 21 17:23:15 UTC 2008

On Sun, 21 Dec 2008 16:22:28 +0200 Teemu Mannermaa <tm at sci.fi> wrote:
>   1) "cvs update" to bring my landfill test instances up to date (and 
> show all conflicted and modified files),

	bzr update

>   2) "cvs update -C" to blow away all modifications on an instance,

	bzr update
	bzr revert

>   3) "cvs diff" to make reviewable patches and see local changes,

	bzr diff

>   4) "bzpatch" to install patches from BMO,

	Easy enough to adapt, I'm rather fond of it too. Also, this
might work though I haven't tried:

	bzr patch http://some.url/

>   5) Landfill Patch Database Administration website and scripts still 
> functional so new test instances can be easily created for new
> branches

	Ah, I'll add that to the bug, thanks. :-)

> 6) Bonsai

	Loggerhead: http://bzr.bugzilla.org/

	It also has some undocumented features, so if it's missing
something that you want, it's easy enough to ask the developers about
it (they hang out in #bzr on FreeNode).

> and MXR utilities to view sources and their changes. 

	MXR isn't tied to any particular VCS, as far as I know.

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