Bug 587606 - Please install mergetools.rc as thgmergetools.rc
Please install mergetools.rc as thgmergetools.rc
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tortoisehg (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Mads Kiilerich
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Reported: 2010-04-30 07:23 EDT by Neal Becker
Modified: 2010-05-16 15:50 EDT (History)
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Description Neal Becker 2010-04-30 07:23:36 EDT
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Comment 1 Mads Kiilerich 2010-04-30 08:48:03 EDT
Which discussion? Can you give a pointer to the archive?

Can you summarize the reasoning why it should be done? I would expect that the mergetool configurations rather should be merged upstream?
Comment 3 Mads Kiilerich 2010-05-16 15:50:11 EDT
I'm not fond of letting the tortoisehg package install a config file which also influences plain Mercurial. Further, this new config will merge with /etc/mercurial/hgrc.d/mergetools.rc. They could perhaps be synchronized, but that will not work if the user has customized the config.

The config has been merged into Mercurial upstream and will be released with 1.6.

If you want the diffargs config now then I propose that you backport the config changes from http://www.selenic.com/hg/rev/7d99edddbaea to the Mercurial package.

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