Emacs integration - an overview

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Wed Aug 31 12:59:46 CDT 2005

On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 10:36 -0400, Dan Christensen wrote:

>   cd /home/jdc/math/me/CayleyDickson/
>   hg status python/todo
>   hg status /home/jdc/CayleyDickson/python/todo
>   abort: /home/jdc/CayleyDickson/python/todo not under root
>   hg status /home/jdc/math/me/CayleyDickson/python/todo
> The status command seems to always fail when the file is referenced
> via the symlink, whether or not the current directory is through the
> symlink.

The trouble is that hg needs to tell whether an absolute name is under
the repository root, but it does not do anything special with symlinks;
it just follows them.  I don't have a good immediate answer for this,


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