Hg. History Structure Git Comparison File Storage File Tracking Staging Queues (MQ) Merge Tools Interfaces. Mercurial / Git History. Bitmover's BitKeeper Proprietary distributed revision control system Used by Linux Kernel project for three years until…
"Mercurial is very good, but Git is better.“
“It largely comes down to taste. I guess some people just have no taste, but if Git makes them happy, I won't try to stop them.”
List of ignored files
Tags are global pointers to changesets, like Git
.hgignore and .hgtagskept in the working directory for version control.
Extensions provide feature parity between Git and Hg
Track files not folders
Mercurial supports named branching
Keep a gold, beta, and alpha head.
As QA tests, the heads are moved up the chain.
Mercurial still doesn’t let you change history, so…
(Of course you can, but it's not recommended.)
Mercurial Bookmarks Extension
mymergetool.args= $local $other $base -o $output
**.jpg = myimgmerge
**.exe = internal:fail
Interactive merging tools are plentiful
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