branch_util: allow create to accept a manifest file

create-v1 had an option to pass in a local manifest file.
this initially wasn't ported over to the new version.
this quick fix allows this use case. Specifically,
test_manifest needed this functionality.

Bug: b/171724963
Test: Dry runs; unit tests;
Change-Id: Id7f2083c4d4381085294a2a0fa542fff14ac4c6a
Reviewed-by: Sean Abraham <>
Reviewed-by: Mike Nichols <>
Commit-Queue: Julio Hurtado <>
Tested-by: Julio Hurtado <>
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