Feature request: make 'init-repo' an option to 'init'

Ben Finney bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Wed Oct 25 01:55:22 BST 2006

jari.aalto at cante.net (Jari Aalto+usenet) writes:

> Perhaps the use of two separate commands is natural to old time bzr
> users, but I find it confusing that there are two separate commands:
>         init
>         init-repo
> This somehow contradicts my logical oriented mind which would only
> want to see one command for
>         "creating initial version control starting point"

That's not what 'init-repo' does, though. A repository is not a place
to which revisions can be committed; it's useless until branches are
placed there.

If anything, I'd prefer to see the two commands remain separate and
named differently so this confusion doesn't arise. But I don't have a
better suggestion for the names, and don't see it as too much of a

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