[issue1806] Bundle files not recognised correctly on Windows

Martin Kneissl mercurial-bugs at selenic.com
Sun Aug 23 02:04:30 CDT 2009

New submission from Martin Kneissl <martin at kneissl.eu>:

After creating a bundle with

hg bundle foo.hg

the bundle cannot be addressed using the file name only (as possible with
Unix hg, for example):

hg -R foo.hg log

abort: repository bundleFile-myproject-15246.tmp not found!

If the file name is prefixed with 'bundle:' the bundle is recognized:

hg -R bundle:foo.hg log

changeset: ...

This is with TortoiseHG 0.8.1 and 0.7.5 on Windows XP.

TortoiseHG asks to file the issue here (

This problem affects MercurialEclipse, which uses this functionality, see

messages: 10393
nosy: mkneissl
priority: bug
status: unread
title: Bundle files not recognised correctly on Windows

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