Patchwork [3,of,3,STABLE] bookmarks: update command help text on push/pull (issue4244)

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Submitter Kevin Bullock
Date June 10, 2014, 1:59 a.m.
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Kevin Bullock - June 10, 2014, 1:59 a.m.
# HG changeset patch
# User Kevin Bullock <>
# Date 1402365347 18000
#      Mon Jun 09 20:55:47 2014 -0500
# Branch stable
# Node ID ecdb82730302246dcb58c9282aa2e5027fc2696a
# Parent  703653e802dee14d66090659c11bc32b9675a8a3
bookmarks: update command help text on push/pull (issue4244)

Drops the mention of requirements for exchanging bookmarks on
now-ancient versions of Mercurial (pre-1.8).


diff --git a/mercurial/ b/mercurial/
--- a/mercurial/
+++ b/mercurial/
@@ -810,10 +810,9 @@  def bookmark(ui, repo, *names, **opts):
     name, that bookmark becomes 'active'. Any commits you make will move
     the bookmark forward.
-    Bookmarks can be pushed and pulled between repositories (see :hg:`help
-    push` and :hg:`help pull`). This requires both the local and remote
-    repositories to support bookmarks. For versions prior to 1.8, this means
-    the bookmarks extension must be enabled.
+    Bookmarks are cloned and pulled along with the changes they point
+    to. They are not pushed to remote repositories by default, but can
+    be explicitly shared (see :hg:`help update`).
     If you set a bookmark called '@', new clones of the repository will
     have that revision checked out (and the bookmark made active) by