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Tutorial - sharing a change with another repository
Following good ["Mercurial"] style, we will first ["Clone"] our original ["Repository"].
$ cd .. $ hg clone my-hello my-hello-share
We can use the tip command to find out what the ["Tip"] (remember, the most recent ChangeSet) in each ["Repository"] is. We pass in the -q option to keep ["Mercurial"] from printing a complete description of the ["Tip"].
$ cd my-hello-share $ hg -q tip 2:bd2fb7137c85cd5e6b04db4c72a45699e0d90ea9 $ cd ../my-hello-new-output $ hg -q tip 3:da99cce05957f7a62b74d345fd55365dc33109f0
As we can see, the ["Tip"] is different in each. Let's go back to my-hello-share and propagate our new ChangeSet in there. To do this, we use the pull command, which ["Pull"]s all ["ChangeSet"]s that are in the other repository, but not yet in this one, into this one.
$ cd ../my-hello-share $ hg pull ../my-hello-new-output pulling from ../my-hello-new-output searching for changes adding changesets adding manifests adding file revisions modified 1 files, added 1 changesets and 1 new revisions (run 'hg update' to get a working copy)
Unlike other ["Mercurial"] commands, pull is chatty. In this case, the ["Pull"] has succeeded.
The last line of output is significant. By default, ["Mercurial"] does not update the WorkingDirectory after a ["Pull"]. This means that although the ["Repository"] now contains the ChangeSet, the file hello.c in the WorkingDirectory still has its old pre-["Pull"] contents.
We can ["Update"] this file (and any others that were updated during the ["Pull"]) by following ["Mercurial"]'s reminder:
$ hg update
At this point, we can check and see that my-hello-share and my-hello-new-output have identical contents and revision histories.
To share a change with another person, we continue to TutorialExport.