hg mv/rename bug?

Brendan Cully brendan at kublai.com
Fri Sep 7 01:07:18 CDT 2007

On Friday, 07 September 2007 at 01:54, Jonathan S. Shapiro wrote:
> Today I discovered that
> 	hg add foo
> 	hg mv foo bar
> Yields:
>   foo: not copying - file has been marked for add
> I understand that this operation cannot be accomplished by copy+remove,
> but I do not see any reason why it should not behave in a more sensible
> way.
> Am I missing something obvious?

Just that your hg is old:

% hg mv foo bar
foo has not been committed yet, so no copy data will be stored for bar.
% hg st
A bar

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