[PATCH 1 of 2] Add 'goutgoing' command to graphlog extension

Peter Arrenbrecht peter.arrenbrecht at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 03:44:53 CST 2008


On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 10:35 AM, Alpár Jüttner <alpar at cs.elte.hu> wrote:
>
>> But if
>> we do, then may I suggest we include the patch that allows >2 parents
>> so it's more generally useful?
>
> Does it give any practical benefit beyond the marketing issues?
>
> As far as I see, the >2 parents just makes everything more cumbersome.
> (The three way merge tools becomes insufficient, the visualizations
> makes more difficult etc.)

This is *not* about having >2 parents per Hg changeset.

This is *only* about making the ascii() grapher function be able to
handle >2 parents in the DAG that is passed to it. This DAG has - a
priori - nothing to do with Hg csets. If we incorporate the ascii()
function into the core, I suggest we make it this little bit more
general.

-parren



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