[PATCH RFC] commit: add --amend option to amend the parent changeset

Arne Babenhauserheide arne_bab at web.de
Mon Feb 20 08:31:40 CST 2012

Am Montag, 13. Februar 2012, 19:44:56 schrieb Pierre-Yves David:
> (3) As explained explained above, the amend concept **will** most certainly
> need additional option and flagging. If amend operation is available
> through a commit flag we have two solution to extend it:
>     A) Add flag to commit which are not related to what commit does.
>     B) Introduce a new command that finish the job.
>     Both solutions leads to inconsistent UI.

I do not think so.

This is equivalent to having hg pull -u. It cannot do everything that hg 
update can do, but it is extremely useful. Because in most cases I just need 
the simple use case.

If I want to update to non-tip, I use hg update.

If I want to do more than just amend the latest commit, I use hg amend.
More exactly: If I want to do more than 

    hg rollback; C-r com 

I use hg amend. But most of the time, I only need the simple “fix my last 

Best wishes,
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