bug: qpush loses loses file executable permissions

Alexis S. L. Carvalho alexis at cecm.usp.br
Fri Nov 3 14:33:58 CST 2006

Thus spake Armando Singer:
> >I'm saying this because I commonly use Mercurial for my own personal
> >work, and then export diffs which are applied with gpatch(1) on Perforce
> >workspaces.  Using --git format patches by default in MQ would break
> >this, and I would have to *disable* --git patches to make them usable
> >for this sort of workflow.
> This sounds like a nice-to-have. One could turn off the git diff
> setting before exporting when working with an external tool (or use
> mpatch).
> On the other hand, IMO, keeping file mode info, etc. within hg/mq is
> fundamental. One should not have to think about whether one only wants
> to perform certain operations on plain text vs do anything that hg
> supports. It should either "just work" with no extra config, or (for
> backward compatibility), at least warn of possible data loss.

With current tip, you can use:

qrefresh = --git

You still have to change your .hgrc, and the patch in .hg/patches will
use the git extended format, but hg export will give you a regular
gpatch-compatible diff by default.


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