CommandServer design question

Matt Mackall mpm at
Fri Sep 7 13:25:59 CDT 2012

On Fri, 2012-09-07 at 10:12 +0200, Johan Samyn wrote:
> Hi,
> On the wikipage for the Hg CommandServer I read that the results of
> "runcommand" are sent through the "o"utput channel, and then the final
> return code through the "r"esult channel. But the result of
> "getencoding" is sent through the "r"esult channel immediately. Is there
> any special reasoning behind that decision, cause I find it
> inconsequent, and kind of breaks the protocol imho.

I don't know that there's any special reason for. Obviously too late to
fix though.

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