keyword: versioning my homedir and ~/.hgrc

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Jul 6 12:14:14 CDT 2009

On Mon, 06 Jul 2009 12:08:10 -0300, Wagner Bruna <wagner.bruna+mercurial at> wrote:
> Hello,
> Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>> (...)
>> I can't get keywords to expand in my `~/.hgrc'
>> file.  By editing to remove '.hg*' from the 'exc' key, or by
>> setting the 'exc' list to include only '.hgtags' this is fixed:
>> (...)
> As a workaround, maybe you could turn .hgrc into a symlink to some not
> excluded filename?

That's a "hack" to work-around a policy decision that is
making for me.  Not exactly perfect, but not the end of the world
either.  Now that I know it's not inherently dangerous and will not
cause demons to fly out of my nose, I can patch it locally and move on :)

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