bzr status should be able to show files in unknown directories

Bug #55110 reported by Robert Collins
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Bug Description

bzr status is a nice way to see whats going to be committed, but it
would be nice to have it be able to scan into subdirs that are not
versioned - as a prelude to versioning them.

Its true that 'add --dry-run' does this, but folk tend to reach for
status as the 'whats my tree-shape' tool. I propose 'status -v' know how
to scan unknown dirs and show not-ignored files from them as a

 affects /products/bzr
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Tags: status
Revision history for this message
John A Meinel (jameinel) wrote :

could be nice, though it may not be the best way to do this. Someone is welcome to pick this up and give it a shot, though.

Changed in bzr:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer)
tags: added: check-for-breezy
Jelmer Vernooij (jelmer)
tags: added: brz
removed: check-for-breezy
tags: added: status
removed: brz
Changed in brz:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
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