Mercurial is a free, distributed source control management tool.
In addition to the standard version control system functions described in Using Common Functions, you can select the following functions in the Tools > Mercurial submenu:
|Import||Apply changes from a patch file.|
|Incoming||Monitor the status of a remote repository by listing the changes that will be pulled.|
|Outgoing||Monitor the status of a remote repository by listing the changes that will be pushed.|
|Pull||Pull changes from the remote repository.|
|Push||Push changes to the remote repository.|
To set preferences for Mercurial, select Edit > Preferences > Version Control > Mercurial:
- Command specifies the path to the command line client executable.
- Default username and Default email specify the username and email address to use by default when committing changes.
- Log count sets the maximum number of lines the log can have.
- Timeout sets a timeout for version control operations.
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