Cygwin and Win32 native support

Guido Ostkamp hg at
Mon Mar 10 16:32:12 CDT 2008

On Mon, 10 Mar 2008, Patrick Mézard wrote:
>> On Mon, 2008-03-10 at 20:36 +0100, Guido Ostkamp wrote:
>>> So I tried Mercurial under Cygwin on the PC to clone
>>>    ssh://
>>> over a socks 4 proxy using special ~/.ssh/config setting, but it got 
>>> stuck after some ~17800 files. From at home I know there are much 
>>> more. I retried this several times, but it always stops after reaching 
>>> that number of files.
> Sounds like

yes, I think that's it. It is exactly the same OpenSolaris repo, only 
difference being that you clone over http while I had to use ssh.

In the bug report, someone mentioned the problem occurs when applying file 

Do you think using the '-U' option ("do not update the new working 
directory") for cloning would work?

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