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Bazaar Version Control by Janos Gyerik

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Beyond the basics

In the previous section, we focused on the essential operations and most common use cases. In this section, we will go a step further and give you additional tips on using the command-line interface, explain more options of the basic commands, and introduce a few more useful new commands.

Mastering the command line

The command-line interface of Bazaar has an excellent built-in help system, and all commands behave in a predictable, consistent way. Here, we highlight a few simple tips that should greatly improve your experience with the command-line interface.

Common flags

A few flags are supported by all Bazaar commands:

  • -h, --help: This shows the help message. Also, bzr somecmd -h and bzr help somecmd are equivalent.
  • -v, --verbose ...

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