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Are there any NULL bytes in an MS Access database?

Mercurial diffs files only if it is "not binary", where "binary" is defined as "contains a NULL byte". Do databases in MS Access (.mdb) contain null bytes?
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hg clone using tortoisehg throws “getaddrinfo failed” error on Windows XP

I have Windows XP installed in my system.I have installed tortoisehg-2.10-hg-2.8-x86.msi. I have checkpoint vpn1-secuRemote installed on my system. I am trying to clone a project.But when i clone a ...
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How to update repository after branch pull

When I create a new branch with Mercurial, I'm able to pull only that certain branch with : hg pull -b <branchname> The console prints the number of the files that had been modified, so not ...
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hg status with multiple remotes

I am trying to use mercurial and work with multiple pull repos and a single push repo. I have tried changing the .hg/hgrc and is as given below: [paths] default = remoteA mine = remoteB default-push ...
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Tortoisehg is as slow as Christmas, small repo, small size

I'm really confused as to the problem here, I made a new repo yesterday for a project at work. The project itself is about 3GB but a lot of that is images that won't change so I told it to ignore ...
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How can I create pushable remote Mercurial repos that works over SSH?

I have been using git for a while and I use git and ssh. I have couple bare repos on my server which I use to pull and push on multiple computers. Now I want to try Mercurial for some of my projects ...
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How to split branches on a mercurial repository to make other repositories using HG commands?

For example, I have the following history on my HG repository (i.e. I created a branch on rev. 80), named "Project X": Project X Workbench: ...
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Mercurial Diff tool

After changing some big files tortoisehg can't create diff and shows all file's content to be deleted and then inserted again. But advanced tools like meld can show differences in file. How can I fix ...
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backup / version control hybrid scheme

Any suggestions for how to implement something that's about halfway between version control and a backup system? Specifics: I've been playing around with git and mercurial, and discovering that ...
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Setting up Mercurial on a Debian Wheezy server not quite working

I am using Debian Wheezy and I want to set up a Mercurial server. Here's what I did: 1. So, I first created the following directories: /var/www/hg /var/www/hg/cgi-bin /var/repo /var/repo/hg 2. ...
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Far Manager: Highlight file/dirs using external metadata (like SVN, Mercurial, Dropbox, etc)

I've recently migrated to Far Manager 3 and revised my app settings from scratch. One of those improvements was adjusting the file groups highlights (I didn't change them for long time even knowing ...
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Why is hg fetch a deprecated extension? [closed]

Mercurial's fetch extenson conveniently pulls and merges from a remote repository. Recently, this feature has been deprecated by the developers. They recommend avoiding it and it is on the unloved ...
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Set a persistent reference date for repository

The hg commit command (and several others) provide the --date option to specify what date you want stored for the commit. For instance, I can do this: hg commit --date "Oct 27 2000" To pretend that ...
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Sycronizing/deploying scripts across several systems

I have a few time consuming tasks that I like to spread across several computers. These tasks require running an identical ruby or python script (or series of scripts that call each other) on each ...
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Change outgoing repo on a hgsubversion checkout

For various convoluted reasons, I had to svnsync a subversion repo to be local, before I could clone it with hgsubversion, rather than cloning it straight from the 'source'. Now that has worked ...
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cygwin: output freezes until program is finished

I use cygwin at Windows XP. There's problem with Mercurial, for example. Say, I need to push my repo with several subrepos to the remote server. This operation takes about 20 seconds. When I call ...
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Mercurial HG: “hg push” returns abort: HTTP Error 500: No such file or directory

I am using mercurial and when I am trying to use hg push, I am getting this error: abort: HTTP Error 500: No such file or directory Server information: Nginx with Mercurial Debian 7.1 Any idea ...
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Where is Python installed on Raspberry Pi?

I am trying to set up Mercurial on a Raspberry Pi, but the instructions I am using are for Ubuntu. It suggests that the Python folder is usr/bin/python, but this does not exist on my Pi. Where is ...
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In MacHg is there a way to only see changesets that modified a specific file?

Using Tortoise Hg you can right-click on a file and view its revision history, which only shows those changesets in the repository that changed that specific file. Is there a way to accomplish the ...
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How to use code repo so that same user from multiple PCs can access it in Netbeans IDE

I am planning to work on a software project using Netbeans-- now I want to work across multiple PCs - how can I set up Netbeans and the Git/Mercurial repo so that I can for eg-- make code changes in ...
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Using Mercurial in Emacs

It seems that there are a lot of different ways to work with Mercurial from within Emacs. (In case it matters, I'm using Emacs 24.1.1 and Mercurial 2.5.2 on Ubuntu 12.10.) I have found the following ...
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How should I install Mercurial on AIX 6.5 without root privilege?

Is there a way to install Mercurial on AIX 6.5 without root? I'm a physics student and am developing code on the IBM cluster in our college and don't have root privilege. Several weeks ago I decided ...
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Monit vs Source Control: permission problems

I'm trying to be good. That's my big mistake. I'm being good by having process monitoring: I have monit watching some key processes, and restarting them if they fail. I'm being good by not running ...
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“hg commit/diff” crash on my Mac OS X

I just run hg commit -m "xxx" on my Mac and then got the message: zsh: illegal hardware instruction hg commit and hg diff also be crash, but the hg commit is OK. When I save the commit message with ...
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On Windows 7 how do you remove programs that add themselves to the right click menu? [duplicate]

After installing Tortoisehg workbench whenever I right click on an icon or the desktop on the menu it has options for Hg Workbench and Tortoisehg. I don't want that, how do I get rid of it? By the ...
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working with libs of 64 bit system under 32 bit system

I had a 64 bit ubuntu 10.04 system.I messed up with ubuntu-desktop,which was refusing me to login. So i have installed ubuntu 12.04 32 bit system through ISO image in a DVD, keeping the same ...
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How to version control for a solo author creating non-programming documents?

I'm a writer, not a programmer. I'm just now for the first time learning about version control and how it works, and I am wondering how version control could streamline my workflow. For years, I've ...
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How do I convert an hg repository to git?

I found an open-source project which is available via hg only. Now I want to put it onto GitHub, with my own changes alongside the previous commit history. Hg-git allows you to use git commands to ...
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How can I download Mercurial and be sure I have an untampered copy?

I'd like to download Mercurial, (not the "Tortoise" version) but can only find the download link http://mercurial.selenic.com/release/windows/Mercurial-2.4.2.exe which isn't an HTTPS link. ...
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Raspberry Pi, Mercurial and nginx

I am posting this here, as apparently, I am unlikely to get any help at raspberry pi. Please bear with me. I have a small problem with configuring Mercurial to work with nginx using unix sockets on ...
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Mercurial: how to show branches in autocompletion

It is possible to update to a specific tag or branch with the hg update <branch-or-tag> command. However, the built-in completion only shows me tags (not branches). So when i type hg update and ...
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How to verify download of TortoiseHg software for Windows

When installing software onto my PC, I generally like to run a hash check against my download before installing it. Many download pages provide an MD5sum to use for this kind of check. See: Some ...
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'abort: no repository found' when trying to install Vim through Mercurial

I'm new to Linux (which I'm setting up to start teaching myself web development). I am installing Vim, and in order to do so installed Mercurial. hg clone https://vim.googlecode.com/hg vim seemed to ...
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Mercurial Install

I'm new to Linux (which I'm setting up to start teaching myself web development). I am installing Vim, and in order to do so installed Mercurial. hg clone https://vim.googlecode.com/hg vim ...
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Mercurial confusion - commit / push, backouts

I'm trying to set up a repository on a shared filesystem. I'm using Mercurial 2.1.2 on a Windows-based architecture. I start with an empty folder on the shared filesystem and create a repository in ...
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Compose Mercurial commands from Toroise-Hg and send to remote linux using ssh

I use ToroiseHg Workbench to manage repositories on my local windows machine, and I like how TortoiseHg composes the commands based on clicks I make using the GUI. But I only know how to use ...
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Mercurial ACL Groups causing 502 error

am setting up my mercurial repo using the ACL extension. When I configure the ACL.deny section I am trying to deny a specific group of users. When blocking them individually ACL works as intended and ...
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Grab source from Google Code using wget or curl?

Is it possible to grab the source-code from a Google Code repository (hg) using wget or curl? Else using Python? Thanks for all suggestions FYI: I'm on a shared WebFaction host, so can't install hg ...
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Less or More in Windows?

Is there a command in the Windows DOS prompt that is equivalent to the UNIX less or more? Basically, the problem is that when I type hg log, the output has too many lines to fit on the screen and I ...
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View old command output from a closed terminal

I ran hg pull hg up to check in my working copy to the Mercurial repository. I got some warning messages in the terminal. I closed the terminal and now I want to see those messages again. Are ...
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How to access file tree in hg (mercurial) web interface?

There is a hg web browser here: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/jdk7 How Can I access file and folder tree of this repository (most recent version) without downloading gz/bz2/zip? I want to view ...
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What port(s) etc. need to be open on a firewall to allow successful operation with BitBucket

Over the weekend, our IT department installed an updated firewall. As a result, we are no longer able to pull from (and push to) the repository on BitBucket. Attempting to perform a Mercurial ...
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How to make Mercurial find updated version of Python?

My system is RedHat 5 Linux and has default python 2.4 installed. In order to execute Mercurial 1.81, I tried to upgrade python from 2.4 to 2.6 and I thought I saved it in a different directory. I ...
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Git repository migrated from Mercurial shows unnamed branches

https://github.com/lextm/sharpsnmplib/network This repository network graph shows lots of branches (were created in Mercurial), but none of them has a name. Is there a way to add names?
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Mercurial: what has influence on the language used for output

Based on this question - what setting is responsible for the language Mercurial (hg.exe) uses to display output? I remember I saw German output, but now see English one. What could be the reason?
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Moving a Mercurial repository between OS's

I have been working with a local Mercurial repository on my Ubuntu PC for my personal documents. I am planning on using Windows more frequently, so I would like to move the repository over to my ...
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Package dependency errors while installing mercurial in Fedora

I'm trying to install mercurial in my Fedora 14 using yum and get the following error.help to resolve this. yum --enablerepo=rpmforge --disablerepo=remi --disablerepo=fedora install ...
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How do I install Mercurial from source on Fedora 8

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 ...
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Cross-platform Mercurial settings

I have project files in Dropbox, VC-ed with Mercurial. This way I can work on the same code in Windows at work and in Linux at home. The central repository is on our institute Samba file server, which ...
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Why does Mercurial think my source files are binary?

I've been working on a programming project in Notepad, so far. Today, I opened my source files in an IDE to debug one thing, and the IDE converted saved my files as binary (or so Mercurial reports, ...