Why you don't want to allow disabling "branches are global and permanent, did you want a bookmark"?

v voldermort at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 9 03:59:27 CDT 2012


Laurens Holst wrote
> 
>> If that is unswallowable, a message that
>> doesn't imply the user is doing something wrong would be better.
> 
> So where are your concrete suggestions? Or do you expect someone else to 
> do that for you?
> 

How about: "The branch name will be permanently recorded on commit. For
alternatives, see hg help bookmarks."

If the repository already has named branches, perhaps this hint should be
omitted altogether.



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