[PATCH] mq: Add a new command, 'qrebase', to obviate need for 'qsave'

Peter Williams pwil3058 at bigpond.net.au
Mon Aug 24 18:37:56 CDT 2009

On 24/08/09 23:06, Christian Boos wrote:
> Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 14:49, Peter Williams<pwil3058 at bigpond.net.au>  wrote:
>>> It makes it user friendly and it makes it part of mq.
>> It also adds another command you have to know how to use. If the new
>> command provides little value, I don't think that's necessarily
>> userfriendly.
> OTOH, how many people knew that rebase worked well with MQ patches? With
> a qrebase/qreparent command, this becomes more discoverable.
> Alternatively, the rebase help could say a word about this.
> Regarding what the patch does, I'm not sure what happens if there are
> guarded patches. Shouldn't -f be required also in this case?

Good point.

Peter Williams                                   pwil3058 at bigpond.net.au

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