[PATCH STABLE] mergetools: vimdiff issue a warning explaining how to abort

Kevin Bullock kbullock+mercurial at ringworld.org
Fri Feb 15 15:13:12 CST 2013

On 15 Feb 2013, at 3:12 PM, Kevin Bullock wrote:

> On 15 Feb 2013, at 2:08 PM, Matt Mackall wrote:
>> On Fri, 2013-02-15 at 13:21 +0100, Benoit Boissinot wrote:
>>> Looks good.
>>>> -vimdiff.args=$local $other $base
>>>> +vimdiff.args=$local $other $base -c 'echohl WarningMsg | echo "merge
>>>> conflict detected, type \":cq\" to abort" | echohl'
>> Actually, it's not so good. I get an otherwise blank screen that says:
>> "smem" 676L, 20653C
>> merge conflict detected, type ":cg" to abort
>> Press ENTER or type command to continue
>> If I were an everyday vimdiff user[1], I would be pissed off by this
>> change in very short order. Especially if I were resolving 10 conflicts
>> in a row.
>> And if I were a NON-vimdiff user, I'd still have just about no idea what
>> just happened or how to avoid it in the future.
> Just crewed this (after having queued the patch before seeing Matt's response):

Oh, and I crewed them on default -- this isn't stable-appropriate.

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