[PATCH] scripts: warn about invalid MAINTAINERS patterns

Augie Fackler raf at durin42.com
Wed Nov 1 16:55:22 EDT 2017


> On Nov 1, 2017, at 16:52, Joe Perches <joe at perches.com> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 2017-11-01 at 15:38 -0500, Kevin Bullock wrote:
>> (remove other mailing lists from cc)
>> 
>>> On Nov 1, 2017, at 15:24, Joe Perches <joe at perches.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Wed, 2017-11-01 at 16:05 -0400, Augie Fackler wrote:
>>>> Actually, I'd recommend `hg files` over `hg manifest` by a wide margin.
>>> 
>>> why?
>>> 
>>> hg files -R <path> prefixes all the output
>>> hg manifest -R <path> output is unprefixed
>> 
>> That's intended behavior, but perhaps you want `hg files --cwd <path>`?
> 
> I fail to see the difference.

`hg files` is the command we'll be working on and improving in the future. `hg manifest` won't be going away, but also won't gain any performance wins or nice new features except accidentally.

But it's really up to you. I don't feel strongly, and our backwards compatibility story is strong enough if you use `hg manifest` you shouldn't ever need to care we deprecated it several years ago.


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