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I have a installed Fedora 8 on AWS. Currently it has Mercurial 1.1 running on it. However I need to upgrade Mercurial to be at least version 1.7.5 (or above).

Can I compile latest Mercurial on Fedora 8 and will it work?

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Might be time to update fedora –  Simon Sheehan Dec 25 '11 at 23:35

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Please see the installation instructions in our wiki. Basically you need to install the python-devel package first, grab the source code and then do

$ make local
$ ln -s $PWD/hg ~/bin/hg

to put a symlink for the hg script into ~/bin — which I hope is a directory on your PATH.

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