[PATCH] files: change documentation to match its behaviour (issue5276)

liscju piotr.listkiewicz at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 03:42:40 EDT 2016


# HG changeset patch
# User liscju <piotr.listkiewicz at gmail.com>
# Date 1467704227 -7200
#      Tue Jul 05 09:37:07 2016 +0200
# Node ID 923c338aa180db1d6ad83e340aa02b0137269d15
# Parent  6a98f9408a504be455d4382801610daceac429e6
files: change documentation to match its behaviour (issue5276)

Documentation gave the usage pattern as '[OPTION]... [PATTERN]...'
when the command match given files as relpaths by default.

diff --git a/mercurial/commands.py b/mercurial/commands.py
--- a/mercurial/commands.py
+++ b/mercurial/commands.py
@@ -3913,15 +3913,14 @@ def export(ui, repo, *changesets, **opts
     [('r', 'rev', '', _('search the repository as it is in REV'), _('REV')),
      ('0', 'print0', None, _('end filenames with NUL, for use with xargs')),
     ] + walkopts + formatteropts + subrepoopts,
-    _('[OPTION]... [PATTERN]...'))
+    _('[OPTION]... [FILE]...'))
 def files(ui, repo, *pats, **opts):
     """list tracked files
 
     Print files under Mercurial control in the working directory or
-    specified revision whose names match the given patterns (excluding
-    removed files).
-
-    If no patterns are given to match, this command prints the names
+    specified revision for given file names.
+
+    If no names are given to match, this command prints the names
     of all files under Mercurial control in the working directory.
 
     .. container:: verbose


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