hgmerge.py in mainstream mercurial distribution

Patrick Mézard pmezard at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 17:17:38 CST 2007

Jonathan S. Shapiro a écrit :
> I don't have an opinion on the python merge script per se, but our
> experience with teaching our clients how to use mercurial may be
> relevant here.
> In brief: the less customization that needs to be done in order for a
> mercurial install to "just work" -- even if it must do so with less than
> optimal performance -- the better.
> For UNIX, we can mostly say to our clients "run this one command, then
> you can use hg". For windows things are more complicated. There are
> performance issues with cygwin, 

Cygwin ?

> but more importantly it violates the
> "too many steps" impediment. Ideally, we would like to be able to point
> our Windows-based customers to a single installable "package" that will
> either include all dependencies or resolve the dependency requirements
> automatically (latter preferred).

You probably already know about http://qct.sourceforge.net/Mercurial-BI.html and http://qct.sourceforge.net/Mercurial-NSI.html. What's wrong with them ?

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