Users' questions

What is the revision number?

What is the revision number?

The revision number is the number of times the document has been saved. That means it should correspond to the Date Modified field in the file manager, sometimes called Date Last Saved.

What is Mercurial revision?

Mercurial is a distributed revision control tool for software developers. It is supported on Microsoft Windows and Unix-like systems, such as FreeBSD, macOS, and Linux. Mercurial has also taken steps to ease the transition for users of other version control systems, particularly Subversion.

How do I know my Mercurial version?

To check, enter hg –version at the command line.

What is .hg file?

The . Creating a .hgrc file in your home directory will allow for hg to source information from that file, thereby saving you the hassle of providing the info yourself when you run hg or having hg guess what the answers should be. You can create the .hgrc file using vi, and populate it with something like: [ui]

How can I Find my working revision in mercurial-stack?

The most specific non-DEPRECATED command which due to the presence of –template can print only revision information if that conciseness is required (as implied by the question): hg log -l 1 -b .

How to add a new file in Hg-mercurial?

Examples: New (unknown) files are added automatically by hg add: $ ls foo.c $ hg status ? foo.c $ hg add adding foo.c $ hg status A foo.c

What’s the percentage in Hg-mercurial to rename files?

This option takes a percentage between 0 (disabled) and 100 (files must be identical) as its parameter. With a parameter greater than 0, this compares every removed file with every added file and records those similar enough as renames. Detecting renamed files this way can be expensive.

Who is the author of the mercurial source code?

Mercurial source code management system Author: Matt Mackall Organization: Mercurial Manual section: 1 Manual group: Mercurial Manual Contents Synopsis Description Command Elements Options Commands Bundle File Formats Colorizing Outputs Date Formats Diff Formats Environment Variables Using Additional Features Specifying File Sets