hgbook: chapter on templates
raf at durin42.com
Tue Jul 19 17:51:43 EDT 2016
On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 5:37 PM, Matt Mackall <mpm at selenic.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2016-07-18 at 17:58 +0200, Mathias De Maré wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> it's been quite a while since I sent around another chapter. I'm afraid I
>> had other topics to focus on.
>> I've reworked the chapter 'Customizing the output of Mercurial' to discuss
>> templates (rather than the old '--style' option).
> Other things to mention:
> - the -T option
I thought this (and the JSON output) were remaining an open secret
until we could make the output more consistent between commands?
> - the [templates] section (simplifies many of your templatealias examples)
> - using a path to a template file
> - adding files to the template path
> - multi-line assignments and quoting in config files
> - hg debugcolor
> Things that are just about official and long-deployed:
> - generic templating of most of the other display commands
> - the generic JSON and XML styles
> - using -T json for discovery
> - how to assign different templates with the same name to different commands
> Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.
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