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Bazaar Version Control by Janos Gyerik

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Linking commits to bug trackers

If you are using a bug tracker in your project, you can link Bazaar commits to bug reports. When a commit is linked to a bug report, you will be able to:

  • See the bug report's URL in the output of bzr log
  • Have a clickable hyperlink to the bug report when viewing the revision history using Bazaar Explorer
  • Depending upon the bug tracker, you may be able to see the details of the linked commits on the bug report's page

In order to link commits to bugs, you must do two things:

  1. Edit the branch configuration to set the bug tracker.
  2. Specify the bug ID using the --fixes flag when committing revisions.

Depending upon the bug tracker, the configuration is slightly different. Here, we will demonstrate how to link to bugs on Launchpad, ...

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