[PATCH 1 of 6 V2] merge: update comment for future devs

Sean Farley sean.michael.farley at gmail.com
Sun Jan 12 16:25:49 CST 2014


# HG changeset patch
# User Sean Farley <sean.michael.farley at gmail.com>
# Date 1383755185 21600
#      Wed Nov 06 10:26:25 2013 -0600
# Node ID da355d69f9830a83f2f8a5efa869a16019c389e4
# Parent  d2704c48f4176d8cd6f21d33500820d44763585c
merge: update comment for future devs

diff --git a/mercurial/merge.py b/mercurial/merge.py
--- a/mercurial/merge.py
+++ b/mercurial/merge.py
@@ -678,11 +678,13 @@ def update(repo, node, branchmerge, forc
     onode = node
     wlock = repo.wlock()
     try:
         wc = repo[None]
         if node is None:
-            # tip of current branch
+            # Here is where we should consider bookmarks, divergent bookmarks,
+            # foreground changesets (successors), and tip of current branch;
+            # but currently we are only checking the branch tips.
             try:
                 node = repo.branchtip(wc.branch())
             except error.RepoLookupError:
                 if wc.branch() == "default": # no default branch!
                     node = repo.lookup("tip") # update to tip


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