MQ usability

Sebastien Douche sdouche at
Fri Aug 14 18:30:34 CDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 18:25, Dirkjan Ochtman<dirkjan at> wrote:
> So people invariably complain that MQ is hard to use. On the other
> hand, everyone recognizes that it's also quite powerful. I'd like to
> fix the former without losing the latter.

good idea :)

> - remove qgoto, qnext, qprev, qtop: this functionality is already
> covered quite well by qpop, qpush, qseries and log.


> - add a qsplit command to deal with the actual usage of qrefresh for
> excluding hunks (interactive mode for this would rock even more).


> - make qpush try a merge instead of throwing .rej files around

-1 if it's the default behavior.

> Any thoughts?

a basic command backup/restore the patchs stack?

Sebastien Douche <sdouche at>
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