bzr tries to stack on a new branch with stacking policy pointing at .

Bug #368913 reported by Robert Collins on 2009-04-28
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Bazaar
High
Unassigned
Breezy
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

> In order to push in the new format, I used hitchhiker to delete the .bzr
> directory. When I pushed, it attempted to stack on itself, and ended up
> dying because of infinite recursion. This is a bzr bug.

bzr should not honour a stacking policy for a new branch pointing at itself.

Robert Collins (lifeless) wrote :

High as this makes it extremely hard to upgrade trunk branches on launchpad

summary: - bzr tries to stack on a new branch with stacking policy
+ bzr tries to stack on a new branch with stacking policy pointing at .
Changed in bzr:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Triaged
Martin Pool (mbp) on 2010-03-18
Changed in bzr:
status: Triaged → Confirmed
Martin Pool (mbp) on 2010-10-01
tags: added: launchpad stacking
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2017-11-08
tags: added: check-for-breezy
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2017-11-11
tags: removed: check-for-breezy
Changed in brz:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
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