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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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Removing a file from TortoiseHg

I'm having problems removing a file from TortoiseHg. I make the clone, and there are a few test files which I want out. What is the procedure for removing a file from the repository?
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How to Use WinMerge as the Diff tool for Mercurial

I'm using the Mercurial distributed version control system, and I'm wondering how I can configure it to use WinMerge instead of its own internal diff tool. I've already got WinMerge as the merge ...
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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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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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'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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SVN to Mercurial conversion in windows

I am trying to convert a bunch of projects from SVN to Mercurial but I am having some trouble finding my way. Everywhere I look for, it is said that I have to add the [Extensions] tag in .hgrc. I ...
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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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How do I remove outgoing changesets in Mercurial (hg)

when I run hg out I have 3 outgoing changesets. I want to trash them and revert to how things are in the central repository. How?
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Mercurial. Colour output piped to less

Operating system: Mac OS 10.6.2 I'd like to be able to see colour output when piping certain commands through less. Two examples: I've got ls aliased to ls --color=auto, so I'd like to be able to ...
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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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Mercurial mirror: abort: No such file or directory: http://[…]/00manifest.i

I am trying to setup a daily mirror of a mercurial repository - code.python.org in particular - within our local network, and serve that via Apache HTTPD. On the remote host that hosts apache, I did ...
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MediaWiki and Mercurial (Hg) Integration

Context: Our availability requirements are pretty loose. If our Virtual Private Server goes off-line, I need to be able to replace it within a few days. That's no problem because the data and logs ...
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How to handle files that don't need version control in mercurial

I am new to mercurial, and for the most part do LaTeX reports and statistical calculations in R using .csv and/or .sqlite files. Re LaTeX, all I really care is the .tex file. Re R, I don't need ...
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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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Can't install mercurial on Mac OS X

I can't install Mercurial. I am getting this error: ---> Computing dependencies for mercurial Error: Unable to execute port: can't read "build.cmd": Failed to locate 'make' in path: ...
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Mercurial set up ACL

I'm trying to set up ACL. I've got it mostly working. However, I've got a couple of specific questions. Basically, I'm trying to set up a group @group that will be allowed to access a bunch of ...
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How to deploy only select files through BitBucket

I'm hosting a small php-based website through Bitbucket. I have some files under version control that I don't want to deploy in production (helpful scripts, .xcf files, etc). Is there some way to just ...
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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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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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Merging Mercurial conflicts in Netbeans

If you look in the image below.. The top left is my changes: $static_pages = 'terms|privacy|about|home|media'; The top right is some one elses changes. $static_pages = ...
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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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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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TortoiseHg and hg purge: do they work together?

TortoiseHg has settings to enable the Mercurial Purge extension. But does it actually have a drop down menu or something so that you can purge a directory without having to go to the command line? Or ...
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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, ...
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How to use Git Extensions with BitBucket/Mercurial repository?

I a have repository on both github.com and bitbucket.org, and I am very familiar with using Git Extensions for all repository functions on GitHub. When I started using bitbucket.org repo's I have to ...
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Install Mercurial 1.9.1 (isapi) on win2k3

I have been trying to get Mercurial installed on my 32bit 2003 server and i have been running into some issues. i have followed these instructions (which is the most current that i can find) with the ...
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Invoking mercurial commands for all directories in a given directory

Let's say I have around 10 hg repositories cloned in a parent directory (let's call it "parent"). Is there any way I can invoke a mercurial command like hg status on all of the sub-directories rather ...
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Installing Mercurial 1.5.4 on Ubuntu 10.04

I've downloaded the source and tried to install via the README instructions: sudo make install but I get the following errors: python setup.py build running build running build_mo warning: ...
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Textmate unable to find Mercurial hg

When I attempt to run Mercurial diff from within Textmate, I get an error "Couldn't find hg." hg works from the command line and is in my path. Any suggestions?
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Mercurial no longer working in NetBeans?

I have been using Mercurial inside NetBeans for a while now. For the past few weeks now Windows Explorer has been crashing for various reasons, including every time I right click. Finally someone ...
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How can I disable color highlighting and marks of versioning in NetBeans?

How can I disable color highlighting and marks of versioning in NetBeans? (in my case, mercurial) PS: Now that I see, highlighting is on html tag attribute values, and doesn't respond to versioning, ...
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Interrupted system call during “hg convert”

When I run "hg convert" to convert a Subversion repository to Mercurial, I get this error: fetching revision log for "/trunk" from 1538 to 0 run hg sink post-conversion action Traceback (most recent ...
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Using TortoiseHg's Repository explorer

I'm coming from a TortoiseSVN background and decided to give TortoiseHg a try. One thing I got really used to with TortoiseSVN was the SVN Repo-Explorer, which worked quite similarly to Windows ...
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Can't get mercurial installed on opensuse

Hi I have opensuse 10.2 and need to install mercurial on it. It doesn't have mercurial package so I downloaded mercurial-1.6 but I don't know how to install mercurial on opensuse. Any help would be ...
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Help with reinstalling Mercurial

I used Mercurial on my old computer without any trouble a month ago, but it broke on Friday and I needed to reinstall. Now when I try to do anything from my repository directory I get the error: ...
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Not able to install latest mercurial release on fedora

I am trying to install latest mercurial on fedora by doing sudo yum install mercurial . But doing so I am getting mercurial 1.1 that is not latest release .Current mercurial release is 1.6+ . Any ...
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Is there a Windows Explorer extension that shows an inline command prompt?

Does anybody know of a Windows Explorer extension that will add a pane giving an inline command prompt, set to the current directory? I know that on Windows 7 I can Shift-Right Click and get Open ...
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Problem running mercurial against symlinked .hgrc file under Cygwin/Windows 7

This is not a question about handling symlinks in the mercurial repository. I have this setup at work where I keep my dotfiles in a separate directory (.configuration) that I can use to synch my ...
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The “Add Selected Files” command of the Visualhg extension crashes VS2010

I just installed the Mercurial Source Control Plugin (visualhg) for MS Visual Studio 2010 to try out some features of source control management systems. When I clicked on the "Add Selected Files" ...
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How to deal with binary files in Google Code?

How do you deal with binary files in your Google Code Mercurial repository? I have heard something about bfiles extension and such, but I do not know where to begin. If you are going to say I should ...
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Trouble installing Mercurial 1.5 on Mac OS X 10.5.8 (without using MacPorts)

I'm having trouble installing Mercurial 1.5 (build 20100307) from the prebuilt installer on Mac OS X 10.5.8 (2006 Core Duo MacBook Pro). The machine has never had the mac developer tools installed. ...
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Revert a deleted file several commits later

So I started down a new branch of development and decided that some files needed to go. Several commits later I realise that a certain decision was wrong and I need a couple of the files back. My ...
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Mercurial Textmate bundle broken after switch to 1.5.10

After I left Textmate 1.5.9 for 1.5.10 the Textmate Mercurial bundle didn't find hg anymore. Probably due to this change: [CHANGED] Commands (without shebang) no longer source the default shell ...
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Pulling from a Mercurial repository over ssh with non-default ports

I'm trying to pull changes from a server which has sshd on port 2345 and an hg server listening locally on port 5432. I already have certifcate-based authentication for ssh, so there no need for a ...