mq: hg qnew doesn't record changes in the patch
robin.farine at terminus.org
Tue Sep 20 11:17:56 CDT 2005
On Tue September 20 2005 16:40, Chris Mason wrote:
> http://www.serpentine.com/~cmason now has an updated mq command.
> With local changes, hg qnew will error out, and hg qnew -f will
> proceed. With hg qnew -f, you can run hg qrefresh to get the
> local changes included in your patch.
Since a Mercurial changeset created by 'qnew -f' can be easily
removed by qpop, shouldn't the refresh step automatically be
performed when qnew is invoked with -f?
> Binary files aren't compatible with mq in general. If the change
> can't be represented in a patch, it won't work well at all.
Sure, that is why I am now happy that qnew complains if I forget to
commit a change involving binary files before I start a new patch
queue with mq. :-)
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