bzr merge should handle patches

Bug #373719 reported by Jelmer Vernooij on 2009-05-08
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Jelmer Vernooij

Bug Description

it would be nice if 'bzr merge' could deal with plain patches better. At the moment it will skip patches and attempt to open for merging the parent directories in which they're present, leading to confusing errors.

The 'easy' fix would be to just error out if a patch is specified and hint the user at the 'bzr patch' or 'patch' commands.

Alternatively, it would be really neat if it could DWIM and merge the patch into the working tree, but not adding any pending merges (as they're not known).

Martin Pool (mbp) wrote :

I agree, that would be good.

When you file a bug yourself, please set the priority and status too, to reduce roundtrips...

Changed in bzr:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2017-11-08
tags: added: check-for-breezy
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2019-06-08
tags: removed: check-for-breezy
Changed in brz:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer)
milestone: none → 3.1.0
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