[alsa-devel] HG branches

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Thu Feb 7 09:18:04 CET 2008

On Wed, 6 Feb 2008, Seth Forshee wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 03:06:44PM +0100, Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
> > BTW: Does anyone know if it's possible to just pick a patch from a HG 
> > branch to another? STG (Stacked GIT) has nice 'stg pick <branch>@<patch>' 
> > command for this.
>   hg update -C dest-branch
>   hg transplant -b source-branch revision
> But I must say that using branches in hg is rather painful.  We tried
> it for a while at my workplace and switched to using cloned repos for
> branches (mostly).  We had several instances of bad things happening
> because of the way hg handled branches, and when those things got
> pushed it was often very difficult to get the repo back to a decent
> state.  In my opinion git handles branches much better than hg does.

Thanks for these notes.


Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, Red Hat, Inc.

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