[Haskell-cafe] Re: Switching from Mercurial to Darcs

Paolo Losi paolo at hypersonic.it
Fri Feb 6 04:12:42 EST 2009

Henning Thielemann wrote:

>> 4) hg commit -m "message"
>> this commits my changes locally. I always do this before pulling since
>> then I'm sure my changes are saved in the case a merge goes wrong.
> In old darcs its precisely the other way round. Since it is so slow on
> merging ready patches, you better merge uncrecorded changes.

IMO pulling & merging before commit is a good practise also for hg:
it avoids a (very often useless) merge commit in the history.


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