[PATCH V2] mercurial: fixes update --clean to work on new branch (issue5003)

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Thu Mar 3 15:55:17 EST 2016


On Tue, 2016-02-23 at 19:40 +0100, liscju wrote:
> # HG changeset patch
> # User liscju <piotr.listkiewicz at gmail.com>
> # Date 1456249877 -3600
> #      Tue Feb 23 18:51:17 2016 +0100
> # Node ID 541ba7dc5f2667298c3ff2d72e5c05559a79ba92
> # Parent  91a827e760df9d9b3d86692c5aa195a3d6ba2208
> mercurial: fixes update --clean to work on new branch (issue5003)
  ^^^^^^^^^

That has to be the least useful keyword ever, even worse than horrible but
perpetually popular "commands".

Please tell us the topic that's most relevant to an end user reading the release
notes. That's almost certainly "update":

 update: fix bare --clean to work on new branch (issue5003)

Note the addition of "bare".

Your fix also doesn't implement the desired behavior described in the bug
report, which includes preserving the new branch. That probably wants an
explanation somewhere.

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