Is it possible to delete a branch from repository?

Matt Nordhoff mnordhoff at
Mon May 18 04:09:22 BST 2009

"Olin Shivers <olin.bazaar.7ia at>" wrote:


> Now, how do I reclaim the storage occupied by the deleted branch in the
> repo? Will "pack" do it?
>     % bzr pack
>     % du -sk .
>     131420	.
> Nope -- it doubles my storage, actually! Hmm... I don't think "pack" means what
> the bzr implementors think it means. How about "check"?

That's because it makes a backup in .bzr/repository/obsolete_packs, in
case you lose power before everything's been synced to the disk or


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