wrong username in log

Pete Brunet pete at a11ysoft.com
Mon Nov 1 10:27:47 CDT 2010

Martin Geisler wrote:
> Pete Brunet <pete at a11ysoft.com> writes:
>> If I type 'hg log -r tip' the username is not correct. It's a quite
>> old user name that I used when I first started using Mercurial. This
>> old username is also showing up in NetBeans when I look at a files
>> history. The patch at tip was created some time after I changed the
>> username field in %USERPROFILE%\.hgrc and I don't have any other
>> conflicts in files like a mercurial.ini file, some other .hgrc file,
>> hgrc files in local directories, or a registry entry, e.g. I checked
>> the config files as described at
>> http://www.selenic.com/mercurial/hgrc.5.html
> Try
>   $ hg showconfig --debug ui.username
> That will tell you where Mercurial has read the username -- maybe it has
> read it from some file you overlooked in the list.
H Martin, That shows the correct username - but trying hg log right
after shows the wrong username.
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