Leftover .hgtags, .hgignore

Aleksey Shipilev shade at redhat.com
Fri Oct 9 14:34:09 UTC 2020

On 10/9/20 2:08 PM, Erik Helin wrote:
> I agree that there is little to no value in keeping the .hgignore file,
> we kept it around in case people had personal scripts that used the
> .hgignore file in some way.
> The .hgtags file has a bit more value, as it allows someone to compare
> the Mercurial and Git commits that have the same tag (i.e. can be used
> for verification purposes). But it is not like removing it will make it
> go away forever, it will still be present in the VCS history and can
> re-materialized in case someone wants to use it.

I see, thanks. I split the removal in two:

...and RFR-ed the removal of .hgignore.

I'll also proceed to remove .hgignores from codetools repos of mine.


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