[PATCH] Strip out extraneous parts of the file path when doing a fetch from local repo

Alexis S. L. Carvalho alexis at cecm.usp.br
Sun Mar 2 15:19:57 CST 2008

Thus spake Thomas Arendsen Hein:
> * Jesse Glick <jesse.glick at sun.com> [20080302 19:45]:
> > Anyway all this is just about a commit message, so perfection is 
> > unnecessary. The trouble is that currently information about people's 
> > private disk setups "leak" into public view, e.g.
> > 
> >    http://hg.netbeans.org/main/rev/8c03dbfe61a7
> > 
> > which is not very nice.
> I'd vote for completely dropping paths for local repositories.
> This can easily be checked with hg.islocal() or repo.local()
> The directory name might be private, too, e.g.
> "fixes-for-customer-xyz" (or just "xyz", which might be as
> problematic as the long name).
> On a second thought even http/ssh repos might contain private names,
> so should the path be removed everywhere unless one configures fetch
> to enable it?

And what would the commit message look like?  Just "Automated merge." is
not very useful...


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