[PATCH] templater: shorten pure integers

Sean Farley sean.michael.farley at gmail.com
Thu Feb 20 00:52:45 CST 2014

# HG changeset patch
# User Sean Farley <sean.michael.farley at gmail.com>
# Date 1392878773 21600
#      Thu Feb 20 00:46:13 2014 -0600
# Node ID 8ce8e771f4656449181b013d7f16f941f2058ece
# Parent  0e2877f8605dcaf4fdf2ab7e0046f1f6f80161dd
templater: shorten pure integers

Originally, the addition of the 'shorten' template function in 9c6b86dd2ed2
would not consider pure integers for shortening. This patch considers two
simple cases: when the integer starts with zero (which is parsed by Mercurial
as a hash first) and when the integer is larger than the tip (obviously not a

diff --git a/mercurial/templater.py b/mercurial/templater.py
--- a/mercurial/templater.py
+++ b/mercurial/templater.py
@@ -414,11 +414,16 @@ def shortest(context, mapping, args):
                 # Fallback to the slow way.
                 if cl._partialmatch(test) is None:
                     return False
-                int(test)
+                i = int(test)
+                # if we are a pure int, then starting with zero will not be
+                # confused as a rev; or, obviously, if the int larger than the
+                # value of the tip
+                if test[0] == '0' or i > cl.rev(cl.tip()):
+                    return True
                 return False
             except ValueError:
                 return True
         except error.RevlogError:
             return False

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