[PATCH] [v2] outgoing: respect ":pushurl" paths (issue5365)

Yuya Nishihara yuya at tcha.org
Sat Nov 4 02:18:56 EDT 2017

On Fri, 3 Nov 2017 14:07:54 -0700, Hollis Blanchard wrote:
> # HG changeset patch
> # User Hollis Blanchard <hollis_blanchard at mentor.com>
> # Date 1509731952 25200
> #      Fri Nov 03 10:59:12 2017 -0700
> # Branch stable
> # Node ID a952cae0303fa38d1b246561704071d41bbfa1ea
> # Parent  f445b10dc7fb3495d24d1c22b0996148864c77f7
> [v2] outgoing: respect ":pushurl" paths (issue5365)
> Make 'hg outgoing' respect "paths.default:pushurl" in addition to
> "paths.default-push".
> 'hg outgoing' has always meant "what will happen if I run 'hg push'?" and it's
> still documented that way:
>     Show changesets not found in the specified destination repository or the
>     default push location. These are the changesets that would be pushed if a
>     push was requested.
> If the user uses the now-deprecated "paths.default-push" path, it continues to
> work that way. However, as described at
> https://bz.mercurial-scm.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5365, it doesn't behave the same
> with "paths.default:pushurl".
> Why does it matter? Similar to the bugzilla reporter, I have a read-only mirror
> of a non-Mercurial repository:
>   upstream -> imported mirror -> user clone
>          ^-----------------------/
> Users push directly to upstream, and that content is then imported into the
> mirror. However, those repositories are not the same; it's possible that the
> mirroring has either broken completely, or an import process is running and not
> yet complete. In those cases, 'hg outgoing' will list changesets that have
> already been pushed.
> Mozilla's desired behavior described in bug 5365 can be accomplished through
> other means (e.g. 'hg outgoing default'), preserving the consistency and
> meaning of 'hg outgoing'.

I heard from Greg that the current behavior was intentional.


Just to be clear, I'm not against this patch, but this will be a breaking
change for some users.

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