D7065: examples: allow the fix configuration to work from any directory
martinvonz (Martin von Zweigbergk)
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In D7065#103835 <https://phab.mercurial-scm.org/D7065#103835>, @mharbison72 wrote:
> In D7065#103834 <https://phab.mercurial-scm.org/D7065#103834>, @martinvonz wrote:
>> It's unfortunate that this is necessary. I'll see if I can fix fix.py to always interpret patterns relative to the repo root.
> I think that's the most intuitive way to consume these patterns. But won't that muddy the water with the documentation saying, for example, that `glob:` is relative to cwd? Also, there's relative patterns in the file pattern to consider. (I'm not against your proposal at all; I'm just wondering aloud because I always get tripped up by the slightly modified ignore rules.)
I talked to @hooper about this and they agreed that using repo-relative paths is almost always what the user wants. I've sent D7101 <https://phab.mercurial-scm.org/D7101> for that.
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