Serious problem (was bug: not canonilizing paths?)

Matt Mackall mpm at
Thu Aug 4 10:23:31 CDT 2005

On Thu, Aug 04, 2005 at 11:02:09AM -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
> After adding/forgetting file and ./file, now hg is wedged.
> hg commit -m 'optfilt10+optfilt11'
> failed to remove ./file from manifest
> transaction abort!
> rollback completed
> hg manifest | grep file
> (nothing)
> What can I do?  I also tried re-adding file and/or ./file.  Still commit 
> fails.

hg forget ./file should work. Take a peek at 'hg debugstate'. Did you
commit a revision containing ./file? hg manifest <cset> will show you
what's in a manifest.

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