RFE for webrev: the meaning of -r
John.Rose at Sun.COM
Tue Feb 24 04:51:09 UTC 2009
On Feb 23, 2009, at 7:10 PM, Max (Weijun) Wang wrote:
> Currently, 'webrev -N -r n' creates a diff from rev n to the working
> directory. Is this really useful? How about output a diff for the
> changeset rev=n itself?
It's useful if people don't want to commit their changes before
reviewing. (Actually, I use mq to manage my changes, and it does
> Working on multiple bugs at the moment, I would be very glad to call
> 'webrev -N -r n' with n=-1,-2,-3... to output a series of webrevs
> for each changeset I just made.
The mercurial way to say this sort of thing is 123:124, where the
numbers name two revisions. Perhaps that can be integrated into
webrev, although it would touch a couple dozen lines.
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