selective file commit in the checkin message

Sean Farley sean.michael.farley at
Tue Jun 11 16:29:00 CDT 2013

David Champion writes:

> * On 11 Jun 2013, riz.plate wrote: 
>> I remember that way back I think I could remove the files in the checkin
>> message and the cvs would not check those in.
>> Do you think it is a good idea for a new feature? i.e. if the files are
>> removed from checkin message/template , those files are removed from the
>> checkin.
> I think that sounds pretty easy to implement in a shell script, if it's
> something you need very often.
> [alias]
> ci = ! hg-selective-commit

Check out the 'hg uncommit' command from the evolve extension:

and also, most definitely, the record extension:

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