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mercurial using kerberos and plink (putty) fails with krb5_32.dll not found

I configured putty (GSSAPI) to use kerberos -> it works fine. I get a new Window, Authentication using public key without asking for user or password. I can use plink.exe on command line -> it works ...
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What's a good text editor with Mercurial support? [closed]

I'm looking for a decent Windows editor with solid Mercurial support. I've had some trouble with Notepad++ (the Windows Explorer plugin was constantly crashing). What are some alternatives? I'm not ...
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Change Mercurial's history so that add/delete becomes a rename

I renamed a file and committed the change. Mercurial recorded it as an add and a delete. Now, a week later, I wish I had known to "rename" the file so that the repository would let me follow the file'...
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Mercurial keeps starting FileMerge instead of kdiff3

I want to merge some stuff in mercurial using kdiff3. Therefore I installed kdiff3 and added the following to ~/.hgrc: [extdiff] cmd.kdiff3 = [merge-tools] kdiff3.args = $base $local $other -o $...
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How to add an empty folder in a Mercurial project?

In my project, I am using Mercurial and a folder in when the user can upload file. But since the user will upload files, the folder is empty. I don't know how I can add this folder to my project ...
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PATH variable not working properly with hg

I am having a CentOS remote machine where I have hg installed. It was working fine for long time and today when I am trying to use hg commands, I got the following errors, [dinesh@lab test]$ hg st -...
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Mercurial pull across network drive in powershell script from scheduled task

So I previously had this question: Mapped Drive inaccessible from Windows Scheduled task in which I discovered how to get access to a drive a python script I was running needed to put files in. I ...
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What could cause “missing files” in a mercurial working directory, and what should I do to fix it?

Today I noticed a few files on my Ubuntu and Mac machines that seem to be missing in the Mercurial working directory on my Windows machine. I'm using Mercurial to keep a folder synchronized between ...
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How do I prevent a “No supported authentication methods available” error when using TortoiseHg?

I'm trying out Mercurial for the first time but am having problems doing a push/pull/clone with a remote server (in this case it's codebasehq.com) when using TortoiseHg. Here are some steps to ...
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How to batch rewrite history in Mercurial

I would like to batch-edit a number of commits to automatically make modifications to author and commit message (being able to apply a few regular expressions would be fine). I am aware that this is ...
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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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Mercurial fails with missing attribute using Python 2 instead of Python 3

I'm working on a multiuser system with mercurial. I haven't been using the system lately, and today I wanted to start again, but mercurial refuses to work: $ hg help *** failed to import extension ...
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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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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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Running beyond compare 3 from mercurial

I need to run beyond compare using mercurial. I have tried this (in the .hgrc). [extensions] hgext.extdiff= [extdiff] cmd.vdiff = C:\Program Files (x86)\Beyond Compare 3\bcomp.exe which works; but ...
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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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Why would executing “hg push” be failing as shown below?

My hgrc file contains the following information: [auth] default.prefix = bitbucket.org default.username = stephen-paul-chappell default.password = ****************************** default.schemes = ...
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How does vim know to syntax-color .hgrc?

With syntax on, vim syntax-highlights my ~/.hgrc file. How does vim recognize this file? How can I get vim to apply the same syntax coloring to a differently-named file?
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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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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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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 do I diff incoming changesets with Beyond Compare 4 and hg?

I have been using the mercurial and Beyond Compare 4 tools together for about 2 weeks now and feel fairly confident in my usage, however I still seem to have a problem when comparing incoming ...
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Mercurial commands take more than 20 seconds when run as root-user

when I call any mercurial command (hg init, hg status, hg manifest, hg add, etc) as root user, the commands take more than 20 seconds to complete: # time hg init real 0m25.226s user 0m0.156s ...
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Is is possible to supply an absolute path to hg clone?

All of the examples of hg clone that I have seen have used a relative path: hg clone user@example.com/repo This will look up repo in uers's home directory. Is possible to supply an absolute path to ...
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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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Mercurial authorization issue on Yosemite

I have a local HG repo for my client work. I've configured the HG server before on earlier versions of OS X without any issues, but on Yosemite I am stuck. I used MacPorts' mercurial package, ...
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How to checkout a repository using Mercurial (hg) in Mac OS X

I am trying to download a sample project of CorePlot from: http://code.google.com/p/core-plot/source/checkout There, they have mentioned below command to execute for getting a legal copy: hg clone ...
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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 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 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 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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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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Installing Mercurial on Mac OS X 10.6

I'm trying to install Mercurial on Mac OSX 10.6, but I'm having problems: I have Mac OS X 10.6, so I downloaded Mercurial 1.4.3 for OS X 10.6 from http://mercurial.berkwood.com/ I install the ...
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Mercurial 1.5.4 Can't Find osutil Module Using Ubuntu 10.04

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and I just installed Mercurial 1.5.4 from source (see this question for some installation trouble that I had). Now, however, when I invoke: hg I get the following: File "/...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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bitbucket on my own server

I want to have something like bitbucket.org or github (but for mercurial!) on my VDS. I don't need full functionality, but I need it being able to serve repositories, accept changes (with auth!) and ...
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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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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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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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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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Creating an ssh-key just for mercurial pulls/clones

I want to make an ssh key (passwordless) that I can hand out to remote users so they can do an hg pull or hg clone of my repositories. I've gotten as far as making an ssh key that uses only the ...
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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 ...