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Bazaar Version Control by Janos Gyerik

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Working with remote branches

Since all the branch operations work transparently and consistently between remote and local branches, you can work with remote branches directly. However, it is often more practical to work with remote branches in an indirect way, using mirror branches. For example:

  • You can speed up branch operations by using local mirror branches instead of working with a remote branch directly
  • If your collaborators don't have direct access to your local branches, you can provide remote mirror branches at a more accessible location.

In this section, we will explain various practical considerations when working with remote branches. In particular, it is important to become very comfortable with the various mirroring operations in order ...

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