Bazaar 2.4.2

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Project:
Bazaar
Series:
2.4
Version:
2.4.2
Released:
2011-10-27  
Registrant:
Vincent Ladeuil
Release registered:
2011-10-27
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1 Florian Vichot, 1 Gordon Tyler, 5 Martin Packman, 1 Martin Pool, 3 Vincent Ladeuil
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Release notes 

This is a bugfix release. Most of the bugs dealt with portability issues. Upgrading is recommended for all users of earlier 2.4 releases.

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Improvements
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* Fixed a bug where ``bzr tags -r x..y`` loaded the branch history once for
  every revision in the range; it's now much faster. (Vincent Ladeuil, #857335)

Bug Fixes
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* Fixed an infinite loop when creating a repo at the root of the filesystem,
  i.e. "/", due to posixpath.normpath() not collapsing 2 leading slashes into
  one, thus respecting the POSIX standard, but making relpath() loop infinitely.
  (Florian Vichot, #861008)

* Fixed loading of external merge tools from config to properly decode
  command-lines which contain embedded quotes. (Gordon Tyler, #828803)

* Include declaration of 'changed' to avoid an UnboundLocalError in dirstate
  pyrex code with new Cython versions. (Denys Duchier, #837221)

* Prevent several kinds of OverflowError and other fallout from failing to fit
  stat fields into four bytes in dirstate pack_stat implementations.
  (Martin Packman, #683191 #706957)

* Return early from create_delta_index_from_delta given tiny inputs. This
  avoids raising a spurious MemoryError on certain platforms such as AIX.
  (John Arbash Meinel, #856731)

Documentation
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* Corrected documentation for ``bzr serve`` in the Admin Guide.
  (Morten B√łgeskov, Martin Pool, #832576)

API Changes
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None.

Internals
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No changes.

Testing
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* Accept both old and new style testtools output in selftest tests.
  (Jelmer Vernooij, Martin Packman, #815423)

* Fix the race for TestingThreadingTCPServer in
  test_server_crash_while_responding. (Vincent Ladeuil, #869366)

* Really corrupt the pack file without depending on a special length or value.
  (Vincent Ladeuil, #807032)

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