[Python-apps-team] Bug#486622: Wish for named ports in .hgrc smtp.port

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 10:09:24 UTC 2008

Package: mercurial
Version: 1.0.1-1
Severity: wishlist

Putting the following in my .hgrc does not currently work, because hg
does not use /etc/services (or whatever) to resolve port names to port
numbers.  I wish it did, because "submission" is more meaningful to me
than "587" (unlike 25 -> smtp, I cannot immediately recognize that 587
is the submission port).

    host = mail.internode.on.net
    port = submission

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.25-2-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages mercurial depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.7-10     GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  mercurial-common              1.0.1-1    Scalable distributed version contr
ii  python                        2.5.2-1    An interactive high-level object-o
ii  python-support                0.8.1      automated rebuilding support for P
ii  ucf                           3.007      Update Configuration File: preserv

Versions of packages mercurial recommends:
pn  rcs | kdiff3 | tkdiff | meld  <none>     (no description available)

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