Problems running hackable mercurial on Windows 7

Angel Ezquerra angel.ezquerra at
Thu Jan 12 13:08:47 CST 2012

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 3:06 PM, Laurens Holst <laurens.nospam at>
> Hi Angel,
> I work around that by just executing every command with the -R or --cwd
> flag.
> ~Laurens
> Op 12-01-12 13:59, Angel Ezquerra schreef:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to use the hackable mercurial package on a windows 7 (x64)
>> box. If I open a command line (cmd.exe), cd to the top of the hackable
>> mercurial package and run the hg.exe that is found in there everything
>> goes fine. However, if I try to run it from some other folder (for
>> example from the top of some other repository) I get an error dialog
>> with the following error message:
>> "Internal error: Cannot find hg-python26\python.exe"
>> I went through the HackableMercurial wiki page and I did not see
>> anything there that could explain this problem. Sorry if I missed
>> something obvious, but is there some additional configuration that I
>> must do (perhaps set something on my path or some other environment
>> variable) to get this to work?
>> Since mercurial does not have a way to set the repository that it must
>> execute the command against I am a bit stuck.
>> The funny thing is that I believe that I got this to work in the past...
>> Cheers,
>> Angel

Thanks Laurens!

That works great! I mostly use the TortoiseHg interface, so I was not aware
of those flags!


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