Automatic dirty working directory shelving for Mercurial
AutoShelve is a Mercurial extension that shelves modified files before applying changes to the repository then unshelve them.
Why would I use it ?
I not sure that there is a valid reason for using it. But it’s a pragmatic solution for durty use cases. Autoshelve will avoid you wasting time until you meet and find a good solution.
Shelve operations may be very long for certain repositories. In this cases you may want to disable or enable autoshelve in the configuration file of the repository.
Install hg-autoshelve using pip:
pip install hg-autoshelve
Then enable the extension in your mercurial configuration file:
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