May 27 2008

Using Bazaar with RubyForge

Bazaar is a distributed version control system written in Python, similar to Git. Bazaar places particular focus on usability, it is easy and natural to use, especially for ones visiting or migrating from the world of Git.

One of Bazaar's striking features is the ability to publish branches with sftp, provided there is a web server available. RubyForge project accounts come with support for both, so publishing a Bazaar branch is as easy as:

bzr push --create-prefix s

Developers can create their copy of the branch by:

bzr branch