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Bug#702697: RFP: git-remote-bzr -- bidirectional bridge between Git and Bazaar

retitle 703864 ITP: git-remote-hg -- bidirectional bridge between Git and Mercurial
owner 703864 !
retitle 702697 ITP: git-remote-bzr -- bidirectional bridge between Git and Bazaar
owner 702697 !

On Wed, 2014-05-28 at 10:21 -0700, Jonathan Nieder wrote:

> Thanks.  I also wouldn't mind co-maintaining since bugs may sometimes
> point to issues in git's remote helper code.

Excellent, thanks.

> What Sven said makes sense to me: a single source package with a
> transitional git-bzr package that depends on the main git-remote-bzr
> package.  Then only the git-bzr package would need an epoch.  git-bzr
> was never part of a stable release so it would just be needed for a
> little while for people using sid, testing, or stable-backports.  It's
> not necessarily needed in the jessie release.

Agreed but I think it would be best to have the transitional package
built from the git source package. Having different versions for
different binary packages created from the same source package is
possible but it is very confusing.

> I can add a Recommends to the git-all package to make the package more
> discoverable if you like.

That would be helpful.



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