Branches

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Work In Progress

Fixes for a bug report can appear either as patches or a bzr branches. Bzr branches are preferred over patches as it is possible comment on the branch in a merge proposal and diffs can appear in-line in the bug report.

Branches and their status related to a bug report appear beneath the bug's description.

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Workflow

It is possible to add a branch to a bug report by clicking on "Link a related branch" in the actions portlet.

The merge proposal is actually performed outside of the bug report - when viewing the related branch.

Click on "Propose for merging".

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The target branch should be the bzr branch for the development version of the package. In the "Extra options it is possible to specify a reviewer - if it is set to 'ubuntu-branches' you'll want to change it to 'ubuntu-core-dev'.

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