[PATCH] clone: update to @ bookmark if it exists
raf at durin42.com
Sat Oct 27 12:57:20 CDT 2012
On Oct 27, 2012, at 8:21 AM, Thomas Arendsen Hein wrote:
> * Arne Babenhauserheide <arne_bab at web.de> [20121027 13:54]:
>> Am Montag, 15. Oktober 2012, 09:56:47 schrieb Sean Farley:
>>> 2) put in special code for having the name 'default' be used as the
>>> default bookmark?
>> You can already do that (as long as no one undid my change about a year ago),
>> but it only works for the initial clone. A subsequent update will go to the
>> tip of whatever branch that bookmark is pointing to (as long as that did not
>> change - I think changing that was proposed).
> It seems everyone thought that was an accident:
> - The @ bookmark was introduced to be the equivalent of the default
> - The bookmark name "default" can only be created with -f/--force
> (unless you never had a default branch, but put the first
> changeset on a named branch)
> - This behaviour was never tested.
> - Some people reported it as a bug, that a bookmark named "default"
> was checked out on clone, so I changed the code to avoid this.
+1. It struck me as a defect in the implementation.
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