hg push getting worse?

Jonathan Gibbons Jonathan.Gibbons at Sun.COM
Tue Aug 11 13:27:57 PDT 2009

John Coomes wrote:
> Andrew John Hughes (gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org) wrote:
>> 2009/8/11 John Coomes <John.Coomes at sun.com>:
>> Is there any further news on whether the forest extension will become
>> a standard part of Mercurial? When I went searching for a client-side
>> version to support newer versions, I had to resort to using a snapshot
>> of their repository for forest.
> I doubt forest will ever become part of mercurial.  Mercurial now has
> an experimental sub-repo feature for dealing with nested repositories.
> It doesn't have the flexibility of the forest extension, so wouldn't
> work for openjdk, at least as it stands now.

What are the issues with the Mercurial sub-repos. It seems close to what 
we want.
What is the lack of flexibility that you have observed that concerns you?

-- Jon
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