rollback capability for linux config files and scripts
mads at kiilerich.com
Tue Mar 11 19:03:36 CDT 2008
Rahul Nabar wrote, On 03/12/2008 12:29 AM:
> What tilted the balance in favor of "Bazaar OS" was that it seemed the
> only tool that didn't pepper my dirs with the .cvs .hg etc. files. It
> seems to keep all its bookkeeping hidden away from view in its own
I think that bazaar do exactly the same as mercurial: puts stuff in a
.something folder at the toplevel. To stop tracking you just remove this
> I'm guessing the mercurial implementation is probably more efficient
> that a python implementation so perhaps I will switch later if
> performance becomes an issue.
The mercurial implementation _is_ (mostly) in python, but performance is
usually no problem.
> BTW, does doing a hg init on / add any performance drags?
hg init costs "nothing". But unless you add a "ignore everything"
.hgignore as described on TrackingEtcEtc, then hg status and other
commands will recurse through the whole file system.
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