bzr lp-propose is undocumented (please add to manpage)

Bug #843801 reported by Paul Sladen on 2011-09-07
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Bazaar
Medium
Jelmer Vernooij
bzr (Ubuntu)
Medium
Jelmer Vernooij

Bug Description

After reading various internal Canonical mailing lists, I decided to try to use 'bzr lp-propose'

  1. man bzr gives no hint of the option
  2. bzr lp-propose --help offers some guidance,

Therefore I tried some obvious guesses like:

  bzr lp-propose
  bzr lp-propose lp:~sladen/explicit-branch/

most of which produced variations on:

  "bzr: ERROR: Not a branch:"
  "bzr: ERROR: Source and target branches must be different."

Ideally the documentation in the manpage would give an idiot-compatible example for numpties like me.

Related branches

Paul Sladen (sladen) wrote :

Addendum for the information of fellow numpties; the following appears to have done something:

  bzr commit
  bzr push lp:~sladen/somewhere
  bzr lp-propose

of which the latter seems to implicitly choose the parent(?)/trunk.

(To me the explicit 'bzr push' seems to defeat the point?)

description: updated
summary: - bzr lp-propose is undocumented (please add to manpapge)
+ bzr lp-propose is undocumented (please add to manpage)
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2011-09-07
tags: added: doc launchpad manpage
Changed in bzr:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2012-03-14
Changed in bzr:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer)
milestone: none → 2.6b1
Vincent Ladeuil (vila) on 2012-03-15
Changed in bzr:
milestone: 2.6b1 → none
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2012-04-03
Changed in bzr:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
milestone: none → 2.6b2
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2012-07-11
Changed in bzr (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → High
importance: High → Medium
assignee: nobody → Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer)
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer) on 2012-07-20
Changed in bzr (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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