Is there a plan to suport hg clone -r ?

Thomas Arendsen Hein thomas at
Thu Sep 1 01:32:53 CDT 2005

* Xiaofeng Ling <xiaofeng.ling at> [20050901 06:54]:
> I don't know whether it is difficult to implement?
> or is it possbile based on the current repository struct?

It is planned and possible. As Bryan said, there is something
similar in 'mq' which can chomp revisions.

> a more enhanced feature maybe clone from A revision and to B revision.
> So we can save the time to clone from remote.

That may be (too) complicated. Even if this works, you'll lose the
annotation information for everything that wasn't modified after A.

I think currently the gain is not worth the trouble.


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