Originally Posted by kovidgoyal
Try upgrading your bzr, the current version is 2.5.x I think.
I have the latest as far as I am aware (2.5.1). I downloaded it shortly before trying to grab the source. I am on Windows 8 on his machine - I wonder if that is the issue? I guess i could try on another machine running Windows 7 (and an older copy of bazaar) that I have used in the past.