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Re: Bazaar workflow for GRUB

From: Michal Suchanek
Subject: Re: Bazaar workflow for GRUB
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 11:52:27 +0100

2010/1/19 BVK Chaitanya <address@hidden>:
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 11:19 PM, Colin D Bennett <address@hidden> wrote:

>>> # create a patch and send to mailing list
>>> grub$ bzr diff -r submit: > ~/my-issue-fix.diff
>> Why not use “bzr send -o ~/my-issue-fix.patch” to create a merge
>> directive+patch+revision bundle?  The benefit of bzr send over plain bzr
>> diff is that individual revisions within the change are preserved,
>> which can provide richer history.  Merge directives can simply be
>> applied with “bzr merge my-issue-fix.patch”.
> I haven't seen anybody sending "bzr send" patches in the ML, so I

Perhaps they did not know or did not need to. AFAICT there isn't any
rebase feature in bzr so sending these is the only option for longer
lasting local branches.

> didn't want to introduce something new.  Is its format compatible with
> regular patch tool?

Yes, they do include something that looks like a regular patch.
Did not try applying it, though.



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