D6120: scmutil: document matcher argument of movedirstate()

martinvonz (Martin von Zweigbergk) phabricator at mercurial-scm.org
Mon Mar 11 17:08:26 EDT 2019


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REPOSITORY
  rHG Mercurial

REVISION DETAIL
  https://phab.mercurial-scm.org/D6120

AFFECTED FILES
  mercurial/scmutil.py

CHANGE DETAILS

diff --git a/mercurial/scmutil.py b/mercurial/scmutil.py
--- a/mercurial/scmutil.py
+++ b/mercurial/scmutil.py
@@ -1255,7 +1255,12 @@
             wctx.copy(origsrc, dst)
 
 def movedirstate(repo, newctx, match=None):
-    """Move the dirstate to newctx and adjust it as necessary."""
+    """Move the dirstate to newctx and adjust it as necessary.
+
+    A matcher can be provided as an optimization. It is probably a bug to pass
+    a matcher that doesn't match all the differences between the parent of the
+    working copy and newctx.
+    """
     oldctx = repo['.']
     ds = repo.dirstate
     ds.setparents(newctx.node(), nullid)



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