hg ci -p?

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Thu Sep 15 12:07:13 CDT 2005

On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 09:42:37PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> Mercurial lists the files changed, at checkin.  Some of these haven't
> actually changed, so I have to go out and do a diff just to check.
> Also, I tend to need another window to hold the diff so I can write a
> sensible change in complex cases.
> It'd be nice to have:
> (1) unchanged files not listed in the ci summary,

Are you using tip? Formerly (0.6c) commit was showing files that changed
relative to either parent at merge time. Now (tip) it shows files that
changed relative to both.

> (2) an option (-p seems consistent) to show the whole patch below the ci
> message,

See the hgeditor script. Feel free to customize it.

> (3) the nonsensical description of the -f option to commit in the man
> page cleared up.

Hmmm, don't remember that option, but this no longer seems to be a problem.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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