[Python-Dev] Hg: inter-branch workflow
stutzbach at google.com
Tue Mar 22 18:17:45 CET 2011
On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 8:02 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org>wrote:
> Speaking for myself, I rewrite my git history because it is *not*
> useful to me as is. Almost all of my git commits have a informational
> half-life measured in hours once they're off tip, because I commit
> with *every* save (I have an after-save-hook to do this), which I do
> "early and often". Effectively, I use git as an extension to XEmacs's
> undo/redo mechanism.
I, too, commit using git with every save (which I do early and often). It's
saved my butt more than once. Awhile ago I came across the following nice
tool that puts these intermediate commits in a side branch (that can later
be abandoned) so they never show up in the main history:
I imagine something similar could be written for hg.
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