Minimum Bzr Version

Matt Rogers mattr at
Tue Jan 12 15:15:54 UTC 2010

On Tuesday 12 January 2010 05:04:08 you wrote:
> On 11/01/10 21:12, Max Kanat-Alexander wrote:
> > 	Does that sound good to everybody, or would you rather require an older
> > bzr version at the expense of some performance?
> The Bugzilla tree, as trees go, is pretty tiny, isn't it? Will the worse
> performance characteristics of the older versions really affect us
> significantly? I mean, a really active Bugzilla developer might check
> out once a day, create a branch once a week, commit three times, do a
> dozen diffs.
> The time increase has to be traded off against the time needed to
> install a new version of bzr. If you are on Windows, of course, it
> doesn't matter too much - you need to install one whatever. But if you
> are on a more sane platform, you might have one packaged by your OS
> developer, and would prefer to stick with it. If diffs take 0.5 seconds
> longer and committing 2 seconds longer on the old versions, I would
> suggest the advantage doesn't outweigh the need to get everyone to
> install a new version of bzr.
> My OS, Ubuntu 9.10 comes with bzr 2.0.0. What do other major platforms
> come with in their repos?
> Gerv

SLED 11 (and I would assume openSUSE 11.1) comes with bzr 1.8.
Fedora 11 comes with bzr 1.18.
Fedora 12 comes with 2.0.3

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