[PATCH 00 of 18] Current advance on the states/phase topic

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Mon Oct 10 14:37:01 CDT 2011

On Mon, 2011-10-10 at 14:27 +0200, pierre-yves.david at logilab.fr wrote:
> Alain Leufroy and I are currently working on a states/phases implementation for
> mercurial-core.
> Here is a first series that display the current state (phase ?) of our work for
> preview and feedback. This series is not meant to be applied.
> If Matt Mackall feels this feature can make it into 2.0 we shall we able to
> provide resource to make it happen.

With the freeze less than a week off, this seems unlikely. But getting
it merged right after the 2.0 release will give us a good amount of time
to get it tested and rounded out for 2.1.

> * Behaviour of current extension will change:
>     - rebase will refuse to work on public changeset without --keep.
>     - mq will refuse to qimport public changeset.

These are the first visible 'fruits' of this work, so they should
probably move up in your priority list.

>     - mq managed changeset will be secret.

I still think we should actually hold off on implementing any support
for secret until we're happy the above works properly.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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