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Re: [Monotone-devel] [PATCH] parent selector 'p:xxx'

From: Ethan Blanton
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] [PATCH] parent selector 'p:xxx'
Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2007 18:03:11 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Ralf S. Engelschall spake unto us the following wisdom:
> Yes, such a command is such good that I recently even tried to implement
> it in Lua with the help of mtn_automate() -- I just failed because
> of a bug in mtn_automate() which I reported recently, too. The name
> for the command would be "mtn changeset" or in short "mtn cs". The
> output I expect is actually is more or less really the same as what "mtn
> log --diffs --no-graph --from <rev> --to <rev>" currently gives us: a
> summary information about a changeset. So, I personally would prefer
> that we both provide the generic selector p:<rev> (as it can be useful
> for others commands beside "mtn diff", too) and also implement a "mtn cs
> <rev>" command which produces the output of "mtn log --diffs --no-graph
> --from <rev> --to <rev>" plus perhaps even more if available.

I also believe that the p: selector is useful in its own right -- I
find myself using `mtn automate parents` from time to time.


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