Multi-line commit message in Windows?

Mark Hammond skippy.hammond at
Fri Jan 23 22:39:41 GMT 2009

On 23/01/2009 2:40 AM, Daniel Lidström wrote:
> Hello!
> I am unsure about how to commit with a multi-line message. A tutorial I
> found simply says this:
> "You can enter a multi-line commit message; in most shells you can enter
> this just by leaving the quotes open at the end of the line."
> However, it doesn't tell me how to "end" the message and start the commit.
> And I don't want to just try something.
> I'm using:
> C:\Users\Daniel.SBG\Programming\projects\nautilus-repo\nautilus>bzr
> --version
> Bazaar (bzr) 1.10
>    Python interpreter: C:\Program Files\Bazaar\python25.dll 2.5.2
>    Python standard library: C:\Program Files\Bazaar\lib\
>    bzrlib: C:\Program Files\Bazaar\lib\\bzrlib
>    Bazaar configuration: C:\Users\Daniel.SBG\AppData\Roaming\bazaar\2.0
>    Bazaar log file: C:\Users\Daniel.SBG\Documents\.bzr.log

% bzr ci -Fcon

Will prompt for a multi-line message, requiring you to press Ctrl+Z to 
terminate it.  It isn't very pretty though (ie, you get no indication 
what files are modified, nor that you need to press Ctrl+Z to terminate)



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