[PATCH] parentrevspec: add foo~~ to follow back to the start of a branch

Florent Guillaume fg at nuxeo.com
Sun Feb 24 10:41:16 CST 2008


Thomas Arendsen Hein wrote:
> * Florent Guillaume <fg at nuxeo.com> [20080223 04:43]:
>> # HG changeset patch
>> # User Florent Guillaume <fg at nuxeo.com>
>> # Date 1203733549 -3600
>> # Node ID fd7f39fc974d9455bfb3a4768839998b9f660e8b
>> # Parent  50a277e6ceaeaa5f890cacc9dcab745a4387dd58
>> parentrevspec: add foo~~ to follow back to the start of a branch
> 
> Currently the parentrevspec extension completely ignores named
> branches. Adding something like this would be a completely different
> field.

I'm not sure what you mean by "would be a completely different field".

> But I'd like to have a similar feature: An identifier for the oldest
> changeset that has the same single head as grandchild, i.e. the
> (possibly unnamed) branching point.

Ok it would be functionally equivalent for the use cases I care about, 
so I'll modify the patch to do that instead.

Florent

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