Improving Windows support

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at
Mon Apr 16 16:34:24 CDT 2007

On 16/04/07 TK Soh said:

> Bottom line, we can't have a distributed VCS like Hg without the
> capability to merge. So IMO, Hg should provide it's own internal
> merging support. For now, perhaps one (written in python?) can be
> bundled with the Windows installer. Though some hacking might be
> required to make it work 'out of the box'.

I agree. The default should be CVS-like conflict behaviour, and it can respect
the HGMERGE environment variable or .ini setting if present. The current
behaviour is not a good thing. 

Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at>
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It
takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite
direction." --Albert Einstein
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