[RFC] usability of mercurial
bos at serpentine.com
Fri Sep 2 17:35:47 CDT 2005
On Wed, 2005-08-31 at 14:53 +0200, Jan Hudec wrote:
> Now you don't need to record directories per se, but you need to record
> renames as renames of directories and not as renames of all files within (as
> that would not rename the new file).
You need to recognise that everything in one directory got renamed to
everything in another, and honour that during a merge. This is a weaker
statement, but still sufficient, and implies less about what the
underlying representation needs to be.
Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com>
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