Mercurial usage

Paul Boddie paul.boddie at
Tue Jun 14 06:19:01 CDT 2011

On 11/06/11 17:15, Na'Tosha Bard wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 1:31 PM, norricorp<john at>  wrote:

[Pushing and making multiple heads]

> This is not allowed by default; the developer trying to push will be kindly
> told he cannot push because it will create multiple heads.  Of course you
> can force-override this, but you have to do it willingly.  So the developer
> trying to push will need to pull down the new changes and merge them in
> before he can push back.
>> I will read the workflow wiki that you mention.
> Although I don't know much about Bazaar, I know they also have some good
> docs about possible workflows with DVCS systems that transfer well to
> Mercurial (or Bazaar or Git).  They might also be of use.

A discussion of working with a central repository can be found on the Wiki:

I did go overboard with the graphs when updating this page, but they 
hopefully explain some of the reasons for the behaviour of the software.


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