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The Bazaar rewrite plugin.

It includes the rebase command which provides support for rebasing branches much like git-rebase does in git. When conflicts occur when replaying patches, the user can resolve the conflict and continue the rebase using the 'rebase-continue' command or abort using the 'rebase-abort' command.

Rebasing is the process of taking a branch and modifying the history so that it appears to start from a different point. This can be useful to clean up the history before submitting your changes. The tree at the end of the process will be the same as if you had merged the other branch, but the history will be different.

The command takes the location of another branch on to which the branch in the current working directory will be rebased. If a branch is not specified then the parent branch is used, and this is usually the desired result.

The first step identifies the revisions that are in the current branch that are not in the parent branch. The current branch is then set to be at the same revision as the target branch, and each revision is replayed on top of the branch. At the end of the process it will appear as though your current branch was branched off the current last revision of the target.

Each revision that is replayed may cause conflicts in the tree. If this happens the command will stop and allow you to fix them up. Resolve the commits as you would for a merge, and then run 'bzr resolve' to marked them as resolved. Once you have resolved all the conflicts you should run 'bzr rebase-continue' to continue the rebase operation.

If conflicts are encountered and you decide that you do not wish to continue you can run 'bzr rebase-abort'.

All merge algorithms available in core Bazaar can be used when replaying patches.



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