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bookmarks: keep bookmarks in .hg/store if new config set

Authored by martinvonz on May 16 2019, 2:28 AM.



Bookmarks storage consists of two parts: (1) the set of bookmarks and
their positions, and (2) the current bookmark. The former can get
updated by exchange, while the latter cannot. However, they are both
stored in directly .hg/ and protected by repo.wlock(). As a result,
ugly workarounds were needed. This patch introduces a new config
option to store the set of bookmarks and their positions in .hg/store/
but still storing the current bookmark directory in .hg/. The config
option only takes effect at repo creation time. It results in a new
requirement being set.

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martinvonz created this revision.May 16 2019, 2:28 AM
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I still need to look at this commit in detail, but any commit that alters the on-disk or on-network behavior of Mercurial should ideally be accompanied by a docs change to mercurial/help/internals. I say ideally because some things still aren't documented. But repo requirements are. Please follow up with a patch to document the new requirement in mercurial/help/internals/requirements.txt.

FWIW thank you for doing this. Bookmarks are logically part of the store and it has bothered me for some time that the file wasn't in .hg/store.