Category Archives: Mercurial

Distributed Development with Mercurial

Every clone of a Mercurial repository can act as a consistent, fully functional repository itself. This is a very useful property of a DVCS; one that you can take advantage of to make development a lot easier, especially for teams … Continue reading

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Mercurial Clones without a Working Copy

Mercurial repository clones can have two parts: An .hg/ subdirectory, where all the repository metadata is stored A “working copy” area, where checked out files may live The .hg/ subdirectory stores the repository metadata of the specific clone, including the … Continue reading

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FreeBSD doc-el picking up speed

As pleasures go, it is a strange yet somewhat refined one to see a project one has started pick up speed. My fellow translators at the Greek documentation team of FreeBSD have been busy lately, and the result of our … Continue reading

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Dear Santa…

I know it’s a bit early for 2010, but can you please grant me a wish today and count it as one of the 2010 ones? For 2010 (and the rest of 2009) I wish I can keep up today’s … Continue reading

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Mercurial crew branch grows diff -c option

With changeset 9c6ae2e09e11 the Mercurial “crew” branch includes support for a diff -c option now.

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Gnus message scoring actually works

From the let-the-flames-roll-baby department:

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Scripting Mercurial

Dan Fuchs posted a short article about scripting Mercurial to see what files an incoming changeset modifies. I am always amazed at how easy Mercurial (and other free software tools) make this sort of thing.

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