[PATCH 2 of 2 RFCv2] commands: introduce stash command

Laurens Holst laurens.nospam at grauw.nl
Mon Feb 18 06:46:32 CST 2013

Op 18-02-13 01:03, Pierre-Yves David schreef:
>> Stashes are unnamed (by default) and can be listed using --list and inspected
>> with -s/--show.
I don’t really like changing the meaning of a command with options; I 
always preferred having “hg branches” and “hg branch” as separate 
commands (as opposed to how Git does it).

Similarly, I would prefer hg stashes to list them, and hg stash to make 

> Is there real usage for unnamed stash? don't we want to force the user to provide a minimal description ?
I almost never specify names with stashes, not in Mercurial nor git.

I think that’s also always been one of the big advantages of Mercurial 
vs. git; that you don’t need to think about branch names and can just 
quickly create an anonymous one. Same principle applies to stashes.


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