[issue918] Option to copy some of .hg/hgrc upon local clone
peter.arrenbrecht at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 14:19:58 CST 2008
On Jan 7, 2008 9:34 PM, Jesse Glick <mercurial-bugs at selenic.com> wrote:
> New submission from Jesse Glick <jesse.glick at sun.com>:
> Sometimes there are important pieces of configuration in .hg/hgrc which (1)
> cannot be in global config, (2) would make sense in most or all clones of that
> repo as well (just not in unrelated repos).
> In particular, ui.username may need to have a project-specific value. For
> working on Hg sources, I want to use my full email address. For working on
> NetBeans sources, I want to use 'jglick' - a login ID tied to authentication and
> other site functions such as bug tracking.
> When doing an initial clone of the remote repository, I need to remember to set
> which is OK. But when I do a local clone, I need to remember to set it again,
> which is irritating.
> It would be nice if there were some way to mark in hgrc that certain sections
> ought to be copied to the new hgrc after a local clone (subject to the normal
> security checks, i.e. only if cloned by the same user). Perhaps
> username.ui =
> and the clone command would check for any keys listed in this section and try to
> copy them.
> Would be happy to supply a patch if it is agreed the enhancement would be desirable.
> messages: 4837
> nosy: jglick
> priority: wish
> status: unread
> title: Option to copy some of .hg/hgrc upon local clone
> topic: ui
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