Linuxism in "hg clone"? Does not work on NetBSD
mpm at selenic.com
Wed Aug 3 10:45:51 CDT 2005
On Wed, Aug 03, 2005 at 11:43:28AM +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> % hg clone /var/tmp/One
> cp: unknown option -- a
> This is probably because, in mercurial/commands.py, there is:
> if other.dev() != -1 and os.stat(dest).st_dev == other.dev():
> ui.note("cloning by hardlink\n")
> util.system("cp -al '%s'/.hg '%s'/.hg" % (source, dest))
> But -a is not standard, it is specific to GNU fileutils (Linux's cp
> comes from it but not NetBSD's cp).
Yep, fixed in tip.
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