[IPython-dev] Bzr merge idiosyncracies...
Ville M. Vainio
Wed Jun 4 06:43:31 CDT 2008
On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 10:02 AM, Fernando Perez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> It would be really good if you put some of these 'bzr good workflow
> practices' in the wiki dev guidelines page. Feel free to make it all
I'll try to do that soon, but I'm rather bogged ATM.
> The single commit per bugfix is probably also a good policy because
> I'm starting to get the feel that there's ONE file that is going to
> give us grief: the linear ChangeLog. That's the one file where
> conflicts are likely to appear if we all edit it, so we might be
> better off probably NOT using it anymore, and relying on the commit
> logs instead. But for that to be viable, the commit logs must be a
> suitable replacement of the current Changelog, so they need to have an
> entry per actual change, and must be more than one-liners. Otherwise
> there will be no easily human-readable log later anywhere. Does that
> sound right?
It worked well for us (we used perforce which had similar branch/merge
philosophy), let's try to follow it.
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