FEATURE REQ: Make an alias for inventory command

Robey Pointer robey at lag.net
Tue Sep 13 19:42:53 BST 2005

On 13 Sep 2005, at 3:56, Jari Aalto wrote:

> It's impossible to remember all the commands in VCS type 1, 2, 3.
> Likewise, one cannot remember what files have committed during time T
> to projects A, AA, AAA, B, BB etc.
> Suppose you need local change to software XX, but you don't want
> to version all of the files; only a,b,c which need modifications.
>    bzr add add a b c
>    ... Make my local changes
>    ... the rest of the 100 files are not versioned
> Later you decide you want to change d too:
>    ... Do I already have verioned d?
>    bzr inventorey
>    ... Nope, put it in
>    bzr add d
>    ... Make the local change
> If you modify only part of the code (like doing porting for Makefiles
> etc.) the full source need not be versioned. With unlimited disk, CPU,
> bandwidth, et all - you could and not care about efficiency issues.

Aha.  It sounds like 'status':

~/code/bzr.dev/bzrlib$ bzr status branch.py
~/code/bzr.dev/bzrlib$ touch useless
~/code/bzr.dev/bzrlib$ bzr status useless

(Though I find it slightly odd that 'status' doesn't treat a filespec  
as an implicit --all ...)


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