How to diagnose "abort: Error" messages?

List Box listbox at
Sat Mar 29 20:14:40 CDT 2008


-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Mackall [mailto:mpm at] 
Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 3:34 PM
To: listbox at
Cc: mercurial at
Subject: Re: How to diagnose "abort: Error" messages?

On Sat, 2008-03-29 at 14:19 -0700, List Box wrote:
> Hi,
> I setup a local repository (ver 1.0 on Windows ) and a remote 
> repository ( ver 1.0 on Linux ) and I pushed a few times (.9.5.x --> 
> 9.4.x ) with no problems.
> Now however, I get a cryptic "abort: Error" message. This is not 
> enough info to figure out the problem. I tried "hg -v --debug push" 
> but I still don't get anything more informative.

a) disable cgitb in hgweb on the server
b) run with --debug --traceback on the client
c) check the error logs on the server

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