pull -u should update when there's nothing to pull
mpm at selenic.com
Fri Jun 20 15:52:24 CDT 2008
On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 14:32 -0500, Jason Orendorff wrote:
> Currently pull -u doesn't update if there's nothing to pull.
Sigh, old news.
-u --update update to new tip if changesets were pulled
> Is there a rationale for the current behavior? It seems quite strange
> for those two things (whether any changesets were pulled, and whether
> to update) to be connected like that.
Consider these two repos:
If the client assumes "hg pull -u leaves me at the server tip", they're
going to be awfully confused. Changesets e and f have absolutely nothing
to do with the pull action.
> Mossop: What does |hg parent| say?
This seems to be the Mercurial equivalent of "is it plugged in?"
Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.
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