Improving Windows support

Zbynek Winkler zbynek.winkler at
Wed Apr 18 02:19:40 CDT 2007

On 4/16/07, Marcin Kasperski <Marcin.Kasperski at> wrote:
> >> To encourage testing (and acceptance), the installer will have to work
> >> out of the box. Right now it isn't, as users still need to hunt for
> >> the merge tool and get it setup and run.
> Hmm, I must say that in my case the most troublesome part of mercurial
> installation was getting
> correct ssh line in the mercurial.ini, hgmerge just picks tortoisemerge
> and works.

I am using
ssh = C:\software\Mercurial\TortoisePlink.exe
I have extracted the TortoisePlink from some Tortoise* release. I am
not using the generic plink since it is not able to ask for password.
TortoisePlink uses dialog box which works fine.



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