cat

Purpose

Write the contents of a file as of a given revision to standard output.

Usage

brz cat FILENAME

Options
-d ARG, --directory=ARG

Branch to operate on, instead of working directory.

--filters

Apply content filters to display the convenience form.

-h, --help

Show help message.

--name-from-revision

The path name in the old tree.

-q, --quiet

Only display errors and warnings.

-r ARG, --revision=ARG

See “help revisionspec” for details.

--usage

Show usage message and options.

-v, --verbose

Display more information.

Description

If no revision is nominated, the last revision is used.

Note: Take care to redirect standard output when using this command on a binary file.

See also

ls