[Python-Dev] Commit changelog: issue number and merges

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue May 10 01:03:24 CEST 2011

On 5/9/2011 1:54 PM, R. David Murray wrote:

> If I do 'hg log' and search for a revno (that I got from hg annotate),
> the commit message describing the change is not attached to that revno,
> nor as far as I know is there a tool that makes it easy to get from that
> revno to the explanatory commit message.  That's what Victor and I are
> talking about.  Is there a tool that fixes this problem?  (svnmerge did a
> nice job of that from the automate-the-message-generation end of things).

TortoiseSvn, and I presume TortoiseHg also, has a 'recent messages' box 
that makes is trivial to reuse a message. I used it with svn and will 
make sure to use it, if it exists, when I get started with hg.
Terry Jan Reedy

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