Mercurial


Mercurial is an SCM written in Python that has a number of interesting features.

Resources:

Date Link Notes
Jun 15 Hg-Git mercurial plugin A brilliant, pure Python implementation of git that lets you work on git repositories without installing git at all.
Feb 26 InDefero A Google Code clone with git and Mercurial support. Regrettably, it is written in PHP, but should nevertheless be useful for internal deployments.
Mercurial-easy A very nice curses front-end
CuteHg An even nicer graphical front-end.
Older Get ‘hg view’ to work in Mac OS X
TextMate bundle
tailor a tool to migrate changesets across different SCMs
TortoiseHg a Windows Explorer extension (requires the Win32 Python install and PyGTK)

Notes:

My .hgignore file:

syntax: glob
*.log
*.log.?
*.log.??
*.pyc
*.pyo
.*.swp
*~ 
.DS_Store
._*

Updating a local instance upon push/pull (used to publish this entire site):

$ cat space/.hg/hgrc 
[hooks]
changegroup = hg update