[PATCH RFC stable] help: refer to user configuration file as hg configuration file

Martin Geisler mg at lazybytes.net
Thu Sep 2 05:54:57 CDT 2010


timeless <timeless at gmail.com> writes:

> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 10:12 PM, Martin Geisler <mg at lazybytes.net> wrote:
>> Right, but I'm pretty sure people know that it is the *Mercurial*
>> configuration file we are talking about. The important part is really
>> that they will find 'hg help config' by themselves.
>
> in general, there's no way i'd find that.

We could probably put in more references to that in the error messages.
We already have one in the error you get when you commit without a
username configured.

> I'd suggest that if we want this to work we add an alias from 'hg help
> hgrc' to 'hg help config'.

Sure, that is a nice idea! I've pushed such a change to stable.

-- 
Martin Geisler

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