[Python-Dev] End of the mystery "@README.txt Mercurial bug"

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Jun 26 15:28:17 CEST 2013

Le Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:12:45 +0200,
a.cavallo at cavallinux.eu a écrit :
> > How would that work? How could hg purge the .bak, .orig, .rej, .old,
> > etc. files?
> hg purge (it's an extension) removes anything that isn't tracked (and 
> not ignored in the .hgignore): kind of distclean.

distclean removes only what we want to remove, while hg purge will
remove any untracked file, including any files that you may have wanted
to keep (notes, work-in-progress patches, personal data files, etc.).



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