bzr status is silent on two disparate situations

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at
Fri Apr 25 01:03:50 BST 2008

On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 5:37 PM, John Arbash Meinel
<john at> wrote:
>  It depends if a file is ignored or not. If a file is not ignored then doing:
>  'bzr status X'
>  will report that it is 'unknown'.
>  I'm guessing you are running into this because you have '*' in your
>  ignore patterns.
>  'bzr status X' says if anything needs to happen to X, and if it is
>  ignored, then it doesn't need to be added or committed, because you have
>  it marked as ignored.

Ah! That makes sense now. My bad.


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