Implementation of Indexes Extension

Matt Mackall mpm at
Wed Feb 15 14:56:45 CST 2012

On Wed, 2012-02-15 at 20:36 +0100, Dennis Brakhane wrote:
> > hg qref -s <file to add>
> > hg qref -s -X <file to remove>
> OK, that's got to be one of the worst named options in hg, worthy of
> git ;) It is documented all right, but my brain just always skipped it
> when it read "--short". Out of curiosity, why is it named "short"?

The --short option has existed since mq was merged, the pre-merge repo
seems to be lost, and we lost the original author to his little
filesystem project years ago. So..  no one knows. Feel free to suggest a
better name/description.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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