2.5 development

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at mandrakesoft.com
Sat Feb 16 04:01:06 EST 2002

Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 11:11:57PM +1100, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> > The current limitations of BK mean that we will not be able to take
> > changesets directly from the linuxppc-2.5 tree and send them to
> > Linus.
> You can export changes as a patch and import them.  Notice that the new
> "bk comments" command will let you change the comments after you do the
> import.  To get a changeset's comments in a form that bk comments will
> like, try this (requires bk 2.1.4 or later):

FWIW, I prefer to export as a patch, and then 'bk citool' to check in.
If you are going to edit the comments anyway, then re-importing a patch
is best done IMHO with

	patch -sp1 -g1 < ~/tmp/patch
	bk citool

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