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Purpose:

Update a mirror of this branch.

Usage:

bzr push [LOCATION]

Options:
--stacked

Create a stacked branch that references the public location of the parent branch.

--remember

Remember the specified location as a default.

--strict

Refuse to push if there are uncommitted changes in the working tree, –no-strict disables the check.

--create-prefix
 

Create the path leading up to the branch if it does not already exist.

-h, --help

Show help message.

-q, --quiet

Only display errors and warnings.

--stacked-on=ARG
 

Create a stacked branch that refers to another branch for the commit history. Only the work not present in the referenced branch is included in the branch created.

-d ARG, --directory=ARG
 

Branch to push from, rather than the one containing the working directory.

--use-existing-dir
 

By default push will fail if the target directory exists, but does not already have a control directory. This flag will allow push to proceed.

--usage

Show usage message and options.

--no-tree

Don’t populate the working tree, even for protocols that support it.

-r ARG, --revision=ARG
 

See “help revisionspec” for details.

--overwrite

Ignore differences between branches and overwrite unconditionally.

-v, --verbose

Display more information.

Description:

The target branch will not have its working tree populated because this is both expensive, and is not supported on remote file systems.

Some smart servers or protocols may put the working tree in place in the future.

This command only works on branches that have not diverged. Branches are considered diverged if the destination branch’s most recent commit is one that has not been merged (directly or indirectly) by the source branch.

If branches have diverged, you can use ‘bzr push –overwrite’ to replace the other branch completely, discarding its unmerged changes.

If you want to ensure you have the different changes in the other branch, do a merge (see bzr help merge) from the other branch, and commit that. After that you will be able to do a push without ‘–overwrite’.

If there is no default push location set, the first push will set it (use –no-remember to avoid setting it). After that, you can omit the location to use the default. To change the default, use –remember. The value will only be saved if the remote location can be accessed.

The –verbose option will display the revisions pushed using the log_format configuration option. You can use a different format by overriding it with -Olog_format=<other_format>.

See also:

pull, update, working-trees

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