bzr status

Joseph Wakeling joseph.wakeling at
Tue Nov 11 11:35:42 GMT 2008

Matthew D. Fuller wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 08:56:59AM +0000 I heard the voice of
> Russel Winder, and lo! it spake thus:
>> Bazaar's insistence of showing paths from the branch root is an
>> annoyance.
> To provide a contrary perspective: I prefer it that way, because it
> means all the information I need to know what files are actually
> affected is all in one place [the status output], rather than having
> to be mentally combined from two [status and `pwd`], in what's likely
> to be a very lossy process (more than 2 or 3 ..'s very quickly gets
> very easy to make mistakes with).

So ... why not just add a flag, --relative (or whatever), which makes
status display paths relative to . , and then it can be set as default,
for those who want it, via an alias.

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