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Re: Locks on the Bzr repository

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Locks on the Bzr repository
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 16:39:08 +0900

Eli Zaretskii writes:

 > > If you want to work on the main branch and commit it frequently,
 > > like Eli wants to do for bug fixes, then bound branches are worse
 > > because they force you to synchronize for each commit.

 > You cannot push without synchronizing anyway, or else you will mess
 > up the upstream history.

Sure, but as long as you have arranged your local branch so that its
mainline commits all belong on the upstream mainline, you synchronize
once *per push* rather than once *per commit*.  Synchronization (done
correctly) is expensive because it involves a build-and-test cycle.

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