subrepo grand plan
mpm at selenic.com
Thu Oct 20 15:27:31 CDT 2011
On Thu, 2011-10-20 at 20:37 +0200, Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 19:24, Matt Mackall <mpm at selenic.com> wrote:
> >> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 17:32, Matt Mackall <mpm at selenic.com> wrote:
> >> > We'd need to add a -S switch to get the old behavior and a hint.
> >> >
> >> > I'm a little concerned that this will bring development on subrepo
> >> > integration to a stand-still.
> >> Not sure what you mean? An -S switch for commit?
> > $ hg commit
> > abort: uncommitted subrepos
> > (use commit --subrepo to get the behavior we took away)
> >> Why would this bring
> >> development to a stand-still? What kind of "integration"?
> > If we do (b) now, the pressing need for (a) will vanish.
> Right, so they will get added as people need them, which seems just
> about right to me. The easy workaround is always cd subrepo; do your
> thing there, which at least is trivial to learn (not as much so the
> other way around).
> It's your call, of course, but it seems to me making the hard choice
> now will prevent a lot of agony (i.e. significant astonishment) later.
If someone spins a patch that adds commit -S, changes the default of
commitsubrepos, and adds an appropriate hint, I'll consider it.
Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.
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