revert --all (again)
laurens.nospam at grauw.nl
Thu Jun 16 14:45:06 CDT 2011
Op 16-06-11 06:58, Na'Tosha Bard schreef:
> On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 12:25 AM, Adrian Buehlmann <adrian at cadifra.com
> <mailto:adrian at cadifra.com>> wrote:
> $ hg revert
> abort: no files or directories specified
> (use --all to revert all files)
> Maybe unrelated, but I remember a couple of developers on my team
> getting hit with revert-when-they-needed-update somehow when we
> switched to Mercurial. I *really* think the text here should indicate
> something more like "use --all to discard changes to all files", etc.
> "Discard" is a good word because it makes the ears perk up -- "Discard
> . . . that means throw away . . . I won't be able to get them back?!".
I agree "discard changes" is much better than "revert", it is normal
English instead of something inbetween advanced English and jargon, and
much more clearly gets the point (and warning) across.
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