bzr pull vs. bzr update

Aaron Bentley aaron at aaronbentley.com
Thu Dec 17 21:09:50 GMT 2009


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Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> :-( I haven't found one.  Until John mentioned it just now, I wasn't
> aware of the subtle difference that a checkout doesn't set the parent
> pointer, while binding a branch does.

No, binding never sets a parent pointer.  Creating the branch with "bzr
branch" would set the parent pointer.

So bzr branch foo + bzr bind foo ~= bzr checkout, but it's the *branch*
operation, not the *bind* operation that sets the parent pointer.

Aaron
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