Abort when no username is found

Martin Geisler mg at lazybytes.net
Sat Nov 7 15:23:35 CST 2009

Matt Mackall <mpm at selenic.com> writes:

> On Tue, 2009-10-20 at 17:01 -0400, Greg Ward wrote:
>> And, for the error message itself: what about "no username supplied".
>> "Please specify" is so, I dunno, touchy-feely.  ;-)  I mean, the error
>> will be prefixed with "abort: ", right?  IMHO
>>   abort: no username supplied (see "hg help configuration")
> Looks fine to me, though I'd lean toward calling the config section
> 'config'.

I've added a help topic called config and referenced it using the error
message suggested by Greg above:


As mentioned in the commit message, I plan to move more/all of hgrc.5
into the help system -- I already have the code for parsing line blocks
so I think we're almost there.

Martin Geisler

VIFF (Virtual Ideal Functionality Framework) brings easy and efficient
SMPC (Secure Multiparty Computation) to Python. See: http://viff.dk/.
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