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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, ...
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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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How to list every file for every revision in Git (like Mercurial's hg manifest --all)?

Mercurial has a command to list every file that the repository has for every revision: hg manifest --all Is there an equivalent command in Git?
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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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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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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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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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Gollum-like wiki based on Mercurial

Is there a Gollum-like Wiki (Gollum uses a Git repo to store its pages) based on Mercurial (instead of Git)?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Installing Mercurial on Debian using apt-get

I am trying to install Mercurial using apt-get on a web server running Debian. I would prefer to have the latest stable version of Mercurial but I would be happy with anything reasonably recent. I ...
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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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Mercurial: How can I see in advance what changes will an `hg up` do to my working directory?

I'm regularly updating a production server which is running from an hg working directory. I always update to a merged/resolved changeset after testing that changeset in the development server, but ...
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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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Can you remove a file from Mercurial without removing it from the filesystem like Git?

I've got some files in a repo that I don't want tracked, is it possible to remove them without removing the actual files from the filesystem? This would be equivalent to git's rm --cached.
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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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How to get mercurial to ignore patterns from .hgignore correctly?

I have the following .hgignore: \.pyc$ yet in my hg st .pyc files still appear as modified and get committed with hg ci. I've also tried this .hgignore: syntax: glob *.pyc But with the same ...
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Branch names not showing in Mercurial's tab completion

I have a development machine running mercurial 1.6.3. Tab completion in bash works great for completing commands, tags and branch names. I've set up a new machine with the same mercurial version (both ...
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Installed Mercurial usin PPA repositroy, where can I get hgweb.cgi?

Ubuntu 10.10 Mercurial installed a la: http://icephoenix.us/linuxunix/installing-mercurial-1-5-or-1-6-on-ubuntu-lucid-lynx-10-04/ Is the hgweb.cgi script only in the source package or is it ...
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TortoiseHg; How to Connect to Server?

I'm starting a project with another partner of mine and have therefore resorted to using the Student Package from Kiln as a repository. I would like to get the bloody thing to work. I've looked at ...
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svn/git/mercurial mirror

I'm looking for a simple solution to mirror different repository to a single svn server. My problem is the following: I have many dependencies in my projects, some are hosted on Google code, some in ...
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Mercurial: How I can use external tool for diff?

I want to use kdiff3 as a tool for comparing different versions of a repository. Is there a way how one can do it?
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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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Bash command not found (trying to integrate Beyond Compare with Mercurial and using it within Cygwin)

I'm trying to integrate beyond compare with mercurial and I've copy & pasted the necessary lines from the Using Beyond Compare with Version Control Systems page for mercurial into my .hgrc file ...
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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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Git equivalent to hg update

I've used Mercurial for some time now, and am used to its workflow. Suddenly, I need to work with a Git repository, and I cannot make the install work from the head revision. In Mercurial I would ...
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Colors in cygwin being displayed as raw ANSI codes

When running command-line Mercurial with the color extension on, the colors appear as expected in the Windows command prompt (cmd.exe). However, in cygwin the colors are appearing as the underlying ...
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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 ...
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What to do next with Mercurial after I install it in my PC?

I have downloaded and installed Mercurial in my PC. However, I don't know what to do next. I thought it's like other programs; that after installing it'll just appear and then you can already use it. ...
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Mercurial What is Wrong with this command?

Y:\>hg -R Y:/mercFlow.cache/vm-linux rename Migration-2010/create_directory_stru cture.pl Migration-2010/create_directory_structure.pl2 abort: Migration-2010/create_directory_structure.pl not under ...
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Auto-updating BASH prompts with Mercurial repository info

I have followed the directions outlined by Steve Losh to colorize and format my bash prompt, however, the prompt doesn't update. My export PS1 line looks like this: export ...
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How do I clone a repository when I'm behind a proxy?

There's an option http_proxy which should allow access through proxy, but it's not clear whether this should be in the command line, .hgrc or some global variable. I tried it in the command line: hg ...
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Mac OS X 10.6: run particular command line at terminal start up

I use mercurial and I need to run the command line below each time I open Terminal. export PATH="/usr/local/bin:$PATH" Is there any way to add this command line to Terminal start-up? So I don't ...
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Mercurial [auth] section

I'm new to mercurial, and I'm trying to set up hgrc in such a way that I can push to the Google Code repository without having to type the password each time. I could just specify a ...
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Mercurial says hgrc is untrusted in Emacs, but works fine from the command line

I've got some Mercurial checkouts in a directory that was mounted by root. Mercurial is usually suspicious of files that aren't mine, but I'm the only user here, so I put: [trusted] users = root ...