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Bazaar Version Control by Janos Gyerik

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Performing the basic version control operations

In this section, we will show how to put any regular directory under version control using Bazaar, and demonstrate the basic version control operations on it, such as the following:

  • Checking the status of files and directories in the project
  • Adding files
  • Recording a new revision
  • Ignoring files
  • Deleting files
  • Undoing changes
  • Editing files
  • Viewing differences in changed files
  • Renaming or moving files
  • Viewing the revision history
  • Restoring files from a previous revision

We will demonstrate each operation in the context of an example—planning a dinner party using plaintext files. The important point of the example steps is not the content of the files but the nature of the changes and the version control operations ...

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