subrepo grand plan

Matt Mackall mpm at
Wed Oct 19 15:47:11 CDT 2011

On Wed, 2011-10-19 at 15:42 -0500, Kevin Bullock wrote:
> On Oct 19, 2011, at 3:21 PM, Matt Mackall wrote:
> > Here's my subrepo Top 5 wishlist:
> > 
> > 1) nested repo paths on hosting services
> > 2) make 'hg add/forget/remove sub/foo' work so that we can make
> > status/diff recursive
> > 3) make subrepos track what they last pulled so we don't waste time
> > trying to push clean / read-only repos
> I think you mean "track what they last *pushed*"?

In fact, both are needed. But pull is more important because we never
push read-only repos. If we have heads [X Y Z] when we last pulled and
we have heads [X Y Z] now, we don't push.

> > 4) more parity between hg and git/svn subrepo support
> What are we missing that they support? (Open question to everyone)

Support for several of the -S options.

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