Behavior of 'rm' and 'mv' under bazaar

Tom Browder tom.browder at
Thu Sep 30 12:13:03 BST 2010

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 01:24, Eric Siegerman <lists08-bzr at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-09-30 at 11:09 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
>> That's right. An OS-level ‘rm’ or ‘mv’ is just another change Bazaar
>> will track; if you ‘bzr status’ then you'll see Bazaar notices when
>> files aren't there any more, and will record that fact when you
> As Ben alludes to later, you can either "bzr mv oldname newname"
> to have bzr move the file; or move it yourself and then tell bzr
> about it after the fact, using "bzr mv --after oldname newname".
> The latter is especially useful if your IDE moves files around,
> e.g. during automated refactorings.

Thanks, Eric.



Thomas M. Browder, Jr.
Niceville, Florida

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