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Re: Creating shared dev branch

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Creating shared dev branch
Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2011 20:53:46 +0200

> cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2011 10:28:30 -0800
> From: Bill Wohler <address@hidden>
> >  bzr branch trunk/ bug-squash/
> >  cd bug-squash/
> >  bzr push --remember bzr+ssh://address@hidden/emacs/bug-squash/
> > 
> > From now on, all commits in bug-squash/ will go to the public branch
> > on savannah.
> > 
> > (If you don't like the name "bug-squash", change it as you see fit;
> > there's nothing magic about it.)
> > 
> > Note that the public branch created by the above commands will NOT be
> > a bound branch.  If you want a bound branch, like trunk is, you will
> > need to "bzr bind" it afterwards.
> > 
> > HTH
> It does, indeed! Thanks!

I forgot to tell that the "merge later" part is simply

  cd trunk
  bzr up
  bzr merge ../bug-squash
  [build and test to make sure it works, fix bugs]
  bzr commit

> You're fine with me creating a branch called "mh-e" at the top-level
> rather than in some sub-directory? There appears to be a directory
> called other-branches.

"other-branches" is a euphemism for "old and unused branches that no
one should look at".

> Also, any concerns about the disk space this branch will take (~300 MB)?

I don't see why that would a problem.

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