[Python-Dev] Backport troubles with mercurial

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Thu Dec 30 21:24:31 CET 2010

2010/12/30 Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>:
> On Thu, 30 Dec 2010 20:57:11 +0100
> Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> One thing confuses me in this thread: Do the problems come from merging
>> across different versions (i.e. different syntax and module names), or
>> are they regular problems that come up because people don’t want to use
>> a merge tool?  I for one immensely like Mercurial’s merge and utterly
>> dislike Subversion’s (certainly because I’ve learned a good merge tool
>> and don’t have a good editor to handle files with conflict markers).
> IIUC this is not about merges, this is about transplants (or
> cherry-picking). It would be unannoying to lose svnmerge's relative
> convenience in that matter.

I assume you meant "annoying"?


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