[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] cpython (2.7): Issue #XXXXX: Fix test_idle so that idlelib test cases are actually run

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Nov 4 09:56:25 CET 2013

On 11/4/2013 1:09 AM, Zachary Ware wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 10:54 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>> On 11/3/2013 11:48 PM, terry.reedy wrote:
>>> http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/cced7981ec4d
>>> changeset:   86908:cced7981ec4d
>>> branch:      2.7
>>> user:        Terry Jan Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu>
>>> date:        Sun Nov 03 23:37:54 2013 -0500
>>> summary:
>>>     Issue #XXXXX: Fix test_idle so that idlelib test cases are actually run
>>> under test.regrtest on 2.7.
>> This message is the one included with the patch by Ned Daily. Because a
>> message *was* included (not normal), hg import committed the patch
>> immediately, without giving me a chance to edit the patch or message. As far
>> as I know, there is no way I could have edited the message after the commit.
>> If there was, let me know.
> hg commit has an "--amend" option that allows you to change the last
> (un-pushed) commit.  Even if there aren't actually any changes to be
> committed, it will pop up a text editor with the commit message of the
> last commit already filled in, allowing you to change the message.
> Any time you `hg commit --amend`, it saves the original commit locally
> as a bundle in the .hg dir, so you can restore it if need be.
> I haven't tested it, but from a quick look at TortoiseHg Workbench's
> Commit screen, it looks like --amend can be done from the down arrow
> on the commit button, "Amend current revision".

Thank you. I tried that in a local test repository, changed the message, 
even added an untracked file, hit Amend, and it worked. Editing a file, 
hitting refresh, and then Amend also worked. The one thing I tried but 
could not do was to directly change status 'A' back to '?'.
Terry Jan Reedy

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