D6282: branch: abort if closing branch from a non-branchhead cset
pierre-yves.david at ens-lyon.org
Wed May 1 11:52:29 EDT 2019
On 5/1/19 2:14 PM, Sushil Khanchi wrote:
> On Wed, May 1, 2019 at 5:14 PM Pierre-Yves David
> <pierre-yves.david at ens-lyon.org <mailto:pierre-yves.david at ens-lyon.org>>
> On 5/1/19 1:14 PM, Sushil Khanchi wrote:
> > .
> > On Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 8:29 PM Pierre-Yves David
> > <pierre-yves.david at ens-lyon.org
> <mailto:pierre-yves.david at ens-lyon.org>
> <mailto:pierre-yves.david at ens-lyon.org
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> > wrote:
> > On 4/19/19 9:49 AM, khanchi97 (Sushil khanchi) wrote:
> > > khanchi97 created this revision.
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> > > REVISION SUMMARY
> > > This patch make sure that we abort if the user is trying to
> > > close a branch from a cset which is not a branch head.
> > > Changes in test file reflect the fixed behaviour.
> > Is there a way to override this ? There can be situation
> where the
> > changeset is not a local head but could be a remote head.
> > By closing remote head, you mean first close that locally (where
> it is
> > not a head) and push that to a remote (where it is a head)?
> I don't think in present code there is any way to override this. Do you
> have any idea? Or any other place in mercurial you remember where we
> handle similar situation?
> And just for knowledge I would like to know how often developers use
> this remote head closing thing (when locally it is not a head)?
Something similar coming to mind is `hg tag`. It will -warn- when
tagging a non-head but will still tag. Maybe we should align on this
(warning instead of aborting)
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