[RFC] usability of mercurial

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Tue Aug 30 15:15:04 CDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 14:50 -0500, Jordan Breeding wrote:

> Would it be possible to record this information in the future?

I haven't thought much about whether having deltas follow renames and
copies would require this, but I doubt it.  In that case, there would be
little pressure to add such a feature.

> I was hoping that having versioned directories would allow `hg add`,
> `hg copy`, `hg remove` and `hg rename` to not only operate on
> directories but [...] allow operation on everything underneath that
> directory.

They already do this, and we don't need support for versioned
directories to implement it :-)


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