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Release Notes

Features and bugfixes in our latest releases. Please see the Download page for links to source and binaries.

Note that Mercurial follows a time-based release plan with major releases every three months and minor (bugfix) releases on the first of every month (see TimeBasedReleasePlan).

{i} Be sure to read the upgrade notes when upgrading.

(See the archive for older versions)

1. Mercurial 3.1 (2014-08-01)

  • backout: accept '--edit' like other commands creating new changeset
  • bash_completion: add -l|--list support for shelve
  • bookmarks: avoid deleting primary bookmarks on rebase
  • bookmarks: improve the bookmark help (issue4244)

  • branch: add debug message for branch cache write failure
  • bugzilla: stop trying to cache setup across hook invocation
  • build: initial support for in-tree autobuilding recipes
  • buildrpm: include release version in .tar.gz name
  • bundle2: add pushkey support

  • bundle2: fix bundle2 pulling all revs on empty pulls
  • commit: make commit message shown in text editor customizable by template
  • config: allow 'user' in .hgrc ui section (issue3169)

  • convert: detect removal of ".gitmodules" at git source revisions correctly
  • convert: drastically speed up git conversions
  • convert: mercurial source: convert global tags only - not local tags
  • convert: only consider shamap revisions converted if they still exists
  • convert: update the transplant, rebase and graft references in 'extra'
  • diff: add nobinary config to suppress git-style binary diffs
  • discovery: if a push would create a new head, mention the bookmark name if any
  • filemerge: add internal:tagmerge merge tool
  • filemerge: use 'basic' as the default of '[ui] mergemarkers' for safety
  • filemerge: use non-minimal conflict marker regions (BC)
  • gpg: accept '--edit' like other commands creating new changeset
  • graft: customize graft conflict markers (BC)
  • help: always show command help with -h (issue4240)

  • help: suggest keyword search when no topic is found
  • histedit: respect revsetalias entries (issue4311)

  • import: add --partial flag to create a changeset despite failed hunks
  • largefiles: avoid unnecessary creation of .hg/largefiles when opening lfdirstate
  • largefiles: include largefiles when doing log on a directory (issue4241)

  • largefiles: show also how many data entities are outgoing at "hg outgoing"
  • largefiles: use "normallookup", if "mtime" of standin is unset
  • log: allow revset for --follow to be lazily evaluated
  • log: do not use exact matcher for --patch --follow without file (issue4319)

  • log: make --patch --follow work inside a subdirectory
  • make: add a basic osx mpkg target
  • merge: add conflict marker formatter (BC)
  • merge: define conflict marker labels in filemerge()
  • mergetools.hgrc: add minimal configuration for editmerge
  • packaging: move output directory from build/ to packages/
  • pager: add attend-<command> option

  • patchbomb: includes series information in the header
  • pull: when remote supports it, pull phase data alongside changesets
  • purge: add options for deleting only files or only directories
  • push: use bundle2 to push phases when available
  • qfold: allow to specify '--message/'--logfile' and '--edit' at the same time
  • qimport: record imported revs incrementally (issue3874)

  • qrefresh: allow to specify '--message/'--logfile' and '--edit' at the same time
  • rebase: specify custom conflict marker labels for rebase (BC)
  • resolve: abort when not applicable (BC)
  • resolve: don't abort resolve -l even when no merge is in progress
  • resolve: print message when no unresolved files remain (issue4214)

  • resolve: print warning when no work performed (issue4208)

  • revset: maintain ordering when subtracting from a baseset (issue4289)

  • revset: optimize baseset.sub (issue4313)

  • setup: fixed for Pythons which don't have a CFLAGS
  • setup: make Xcode 5.1 check less specific
  • shelve: accept '--edit' like other commands creating new changeset
  • strip: drop -b/--backup option (BC)
  • strip: remove bookmarks after strip succeed (issue4295)

  • templatefilter: add splitlines function
  • templatekw: add 'currentbookmark' keyword to show current bookmark easily
  • templatekw: add 'subrepos' keyword to show updated subrepositories
  • templater: introduce startswith function
  • templater: introduce word function
  • templates: escape NUL bytes in jsonescape (issue4303)

  • update: introduce --tool for controlling the merge tool
  • update: show message when a bookmark is activated by update
  • update: specify custom conflict markers for update (BC)
  • update: when deactivating a bookmark, print a message
  • version: show enabled extensions (issue4209)

  • version: don't traceback if no extensions to list (issue4312)

  • vim: use try catch in vim plugin to avoid conflicts

2. Mercurial 3.0.2 (2014-07-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled bugfix release.

  • cmdutil: add copy-filtering support to duplicatecopies
  • hgweb: avoid initialization race (issue4280)

  • keyword: suppress keyword expansion for internal merge
  • match: make glob '**/' match the empty string
  • p4: accept changesets with no description (issue4282)

  • parsers.c: fix a couple of memory leaks
  • push: restore contents of HG_URL for hooks (issue4268)

  • rebase: fix bug that caused transitive copy records to disappear (issue4192)

  • repoview: do not crash when localtags refers to non existing revisions
  • resolve: keep wlock while resolving
  • revlog: hold a private reference to self._cache
  • revlog: make _chunkcache access atomic

3. Mercurial 3.0.1 (2014-06-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled bugfix release.

  • alias: change return code of bad definition to 255
  • alias: fix loss of non-zero return code in command aliases
  • alias: handle shlex error in command aliases
  • bookmarks: properly align multi-byte characters
  • bugzilla: support Bugzilla 4.4.3+ API login token authentication (issue4257)

  • bundle2: fix bundle2 pulling all revs on empty pulls
  • bundle2: fix configuration name mismatch
  • changelog: ensure changelog._delaybuf is initialized
  • color: don't fail on error messages when no curses (issue4237)

  • exchange: propagate arguments to the _getbundleextrapart function
  • localrepo: prevent leak of transaction object (issue4258)

  • proxy: remove unneeded _set_hostport for compatibility with Python 2.7.7rc1
  • setup.py, make: avoid problems with outdated, existing hgext/__index__.py*

  • subrepo: avoid sanitizing ".hg/hgrc" in meta data area for non-hg subrepos
  • subrepo: invoke "_sanitize()" also after "git merge --ff"
  • subrepo: make "_sanitize()" take absolute path to the root of subrepo
  • subrepo: make "_sanitize()" work
  • subrepo: normalize path in the specific way for problematic encodings
  • templates: fix ifcontains against sets with length > 1 (issue4259)

  • win32: backout 1a9ebc83a74c

4. Mercurial 3.0 (2014-05-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled quarterly feature release. Unlike other 3.0 software releases, this is simply 2.9 + .1, so it should be the usual pain-free upgrade.

4.1. Core features

  • cat: support explicit paths in subrepos
  • cmdserver: allow starting server without repository
  • clone: abort if default destination has no meaningful name (BC)
  • clone: put streaming clones in a transaction
  • color: add debugcolor command (issue4094)

  • color: allow color keywords to be used directly in template
  • commands: add -T as alternative to --template
  • commands: hg debuginstall checks missing templates (issue4151)

  • commit: --edit/-e allows editing commit message supplied through other means
  • config: add initial implementation of --edit (with --global and --local flags)
  • debuginstall: add Python information to debuginstall output (issue4128)

  • demandimport: support HGDEMANDIMPORT=disable to disable demandimport
  • hgweb: add metadata to atom and rss feed entries
  • http: reuse authentication info after the first failed request (issue3567)

  • log: change implementation to use graphlog code
  • push: provide a hint when no paths are configured (issue3692)

  • require: provide a link to a wiki page as well as suggesting upgrade
  • revset: new implementation with incremental evaluation
  • revset: try to handle hyphenated symbols if lookup callback is available
  • revset: add 'only()' revset
  • sshpeer: only print out 'running ssh' messages in debug mode (BC)
  • template: add ifcontains template function
  • template: add pad function for padding output
  • template: add revset() template function
  • template: add shortest(node) template function
  • template: add flexible -T option
  • win32: improve the performance of win32.unlink() over CIFS

4.2. Extension features

  • blackbox: log events related to branch cache
  • convert: avoid updating tags when there is nothing new
  • convert: compare tags from all heads instead of just one
  • convert: replace old sha1s in the description
  • extensions: mark win32text deprecated
  • extensions: remove interhg
  • extensions: remove the inotify extension (BC)
  • histedit: select the lowest rev when looking for a root in a revset (BC)
  • journal: report parsing errors on recover/rollback (issue4172)

  • qimport: allow importing URLs

4.3. Fixes

  • backout: don't limit ancestry check to a single ancestor
  • backout: improve confusing 'cannot backout change on a different branch' abort
  • caches: invalidate store caches when lock is taken
  • cmdserver: forcibly use L channel to read password input (issue3161)

  • cmdserver: reload mq on each runcommand request to avoid corruption
  • diff: use second filename for --stat reporting on git patches (issue4221)

  • dirstate: report bad subdirectories as match.bad, not just a warning (BC)
  • extensions: use normpath to allow trailing '\' on Windows (issue4187)

  • fncache: clean up fncache during strips
  • largefiles: changed overridelog to work with graphlog
  • largefiles: don't prompt when one side of merge was changed but didn't change
  • largefiles: remove directories emptied after their files are moved (issue3515)

  • parsers: fail fast if Python has wrong minor version (issue4110)

  • phases: apply publishing enforcement for "serve" source
  • revlog: deal with chunk ranges over 2G on Windows (issue4215)

  • setup.py: fix C extension compilation issue with OS X 10.9 and Xcode 5.1
  • subrepo: check return code for git push (issue4223)

4.4. Experimental features

  • bundle2: experimental support for bundle2
  • merge: experimental implementation of bid merge
  • merge: tell when .ancestor picks one of multiple common ancestors heads

5. Mercurial 2.9.2 (2014-04-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled bugfix release.

  • amend: save commit message into ".hg/last-message.txt"
  • backout: correct commit status of no changes made (BC) (issue4190)

  • backout: document return code of merge conflict
  • commit: create new amend changeset as secret correctly for "--secret" option
  • commit: propagate --secret option to subrepos (issue4182)

  • convert: more clear documentation of the 'include' default of a 'include .'
  • dispatch: only do import(debugger) when a debugger is requested

  • log: solves bug regarding hg log -r 0:null (issue4039)

  • hg: introduce "wirepeersetupfuncs" to setup wire peer by extensions (issue4109)

  • hg: use "os.path.join()" to join path components which may be empty (issue4203)

  • histedit: save manually edited commit message into ".hg/last-message.txt"
  • localrepo: save manually edited commit message as soon as possible
  • merge: fix lack of "%s" in format string causing TypeError at runtime

  • paper: overlapping of section title on help pages (issue4051)

  • phase: say "Returns 0" instead of "Return 0" like other command help
  • qfold: save manually edited commit message into ".hg/last-message.txt"
  • qnew: save manually edited commit message into ".hg/last-message.txt"
  • rebase: use "commitforceeditor" instead of "ui.edit()" for "--collapse"
  • revset: document the regular expression support for tag(name)
  • subrepo: add trailing newlines to warnings
  • subrepo: convert matched string to integer before comparing Git version
  • subrepo: only retrieve the first two components of the Git version
  • tag: save manually edited commit message into ".hg/last-message.txt"
  • templater: apply "stringify()" on sub expression to get string correctly
  • templater: avoid recursive evaluation of string literals completely
  • templater: make strings in template expressions be "string-escape"-ed correctly
  • templater: raise error for unknown function

6. Mercurial 2.9.1 (2014-03-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled bugfix release.

  • coal: hgweb style adds extra blank line in file view (issue4136)

  • hg.openpath: use url.islocal to tell if the path is local (issue3624)

  • hgweb: hack around mimetypes encoding thinko (issue4160)

  • hooks: only disable/re-enable demandimport when it's already enabled
  • merge: add "other" file node in the merge state file
  • merge: audit the right destination file when merging with dir rename
  • merge: don't overwrite file untracked after remove, abort with 'untracked files'
  • merge: record the "other" node in merge state
  • pathencode: eliminate signed integer warnings
  • pull: close peer repo on completion (issue2491) (issue2797)

  • purge: avoid duplicate output for --print (issue4092)

  • rebase: do not try to reactivate deleted divergent bookmark
  • resolve: use "other" changeset from merge state (issue4163)

  • verify: do not prevent verify repository containing hidden changesets

7. Mercurial 2.9 (2014-02-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled feature release.

7.1. Core features

  • backout: add a message after backout that need manual commit
  • bash_completion: add global support for -B|--bookmark
  • bash_completion: add global support for -b|--branch
  • bookmarks: allow push -B to create a new remote head (issue2372)

  • date: allow %z in format (issue4040)

  • hgweb: infinite scroll support for coal, gitweb, and monoblue styles
  • patch: add support for git delta hunks
  • url: added authuri when login information is requested (issue3209)

7.2. Performance improvement

  • backout: avoid update on simple case
  • branchmap: cache open/closed branch head information
  • cat: increase perf when catting single files
  • changectx: increase perf of walk function
  • strip: add faster revlog strip computation

7.3. Extension features

  • bash_completion: add completion for deleting a shelve
  • convert: use branchmap to change default branch in destination (issue3469)

  • record: --user/-u now works with record when ui.username not set (issue3857)

  • subrepo: check phase of state in each subrepositories before committing

7.4. Fixes

  • aliases: make "_checkshellalias()" invoke "findcmd()" with "strict=True"
  • bisect: --command without --noupdate should flag the parent rev it tested
  • clone: do not turn hidden changeset public on publishing clone (issue3935)

  • diff: search beyond ancestor when detecting renames
  • push: properly move phase boundary when no changeset are exchanged (issue3786)

  • rebase: abort cleanly when we encounter a damaged rebasestate (issue4155)

  • rebase: do not crash in panic when cwd disapear in the process (issue4121)

  • record: re-enable whitespace-ignoring options
  • relink: abort earlier when on different devices (issue3916)

  • subrepo: make it possible to update to hidden subrepo revisions
  • templater: selecting a style with no templates does not crash (issue4140)

  • update: consider successor changesets for a bare update
  • update: consider successor changesets when moving active bookmark

8. Mercurial 2.8.2 (2014-01-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled bugfix release.

  • fileset, revset: do not use global parser object for thread safety
  • hgweb: avoid initialization race (issue3953)

  • mpatch: rewrite pointer overflow checks

9. Mercurial 2.8.1 (2013-12-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled bugfix release.

  • bookmarks: consider successor changesets when moving bookmark (issue4015)

  • contrib: don't mention obsolete graphlog extension in mercurial.ini
  • contrib: promote strip extension over MQ in sample.hgrc
  • contrib: stop mentioning obsolete graphlog extension in sample.hgrc
  • convert: fix svn crash when svn.ra.get_log calls back with orig_paths=None
  • help: fix backwards bisect help example
  • help: use progress instead of mq as in 'hg help config' example
  • hgk: fix tag list parser (issue4101)

  • hgweb: ignore non numeric "revcount" parameter values (issue4091)

  • histedit: hold wlock and lock while in progress
  • largefiles: cache largefiles for update, also without printmessage
  • largefiles: don't crash on 'local renamed directory' actions
  • merge: move forgets to the beginning of the action list
  • minirst: do not interpret a directive as a literal block
  • minirst: find admonitions before pruning comments and adding margins
  • obsolete: stop doing membership test on list
  • parse_index2: fix crash on bad argument type (issue4110)

  • phase: better error message when --force is needed
  • rebase: fix rebase aborts when 'tip-1' is public (issue4082)

  • rebase: fix working copy location after a --collapse (issue4080)

  • share: fix unshare calling wrong repo.init() method

  • shelve: fix bad argument interaction with largefiles (issue4111)

  • shelve: unshelve using an unfiltered repository
  • strip: fix last unprotected mq reference (issue4097)

  • strip: hold wlock for entire duration
  • subrepo: sanitize non-hg subrepos
  • templater: fix escaping in nested string literals (issue4102)

  • templater: makes branches work correctly with stringify (issue4108)

  • templater: only recursively evaluate string literals as templates (issue4103)

  • unshelve: add tests for unknown files
  • unshelve: don't commit unknown files during unshelve (issue4113)

  • util: url keeps backslash in paths
  • util: warn when adding paths ending with \

10. Mercurial 2.8 (2013-11-01)

This is a regularly scheduled feature release.

10.1. Core features

  • hgweb: add revset syntax support to search
  • hgweb: always run search when a query is entered (BC)
  • hgweb (paper theme): add infinite scrolling to graph
  • hgweb: show full date in rfc822 format in tooltips at shortlog page
  • proxy: allow wildcards in the no proxy list (issue1821)

  • pull: for pull --update with failed update, print hint if any
  • rebase: preserve working directory parent (BC)
  • sslutil: add a config knob to support TLS (default) or SSLv23 (BC) (issue4038)

  • templatefilters: add short format for age formatting
  • templater: support using templates with non-standard names from map file
  • update: add error message for dirty non-linear update with no rev
  • addremove: don't do full walks
  • log: make file log slow path usable on huge repos
  • subrepo: let the user choose to merge, keep local or keep remote subrepo revisions

10.2. Extension features

  • convert-internals: introduce hg.revs to replace hg.startrev and --rev with a revset
  • convert-internals: update source shamap when using filemap, just as when not using filemap
  • factotum: clean up keychain for multiple hg repository authentication
  • histedit: abort if there are multiple roots in "--outgoing" revisions
  • mq: extract strip function as its standalone extension (issue3824)

  • mq: look for modified subrepos when checking for local changes
  • rebase: remove bailifchanged check from pullrebase (BC)
  • shelve: add a shelve extension to save/restore working changes

10.3. Fixes

  • pager: honour internal aliases
  • patch: ensure valid git diffs if source/destination file is missing (issue4046)

  • patch: Fix nullid for binary git diffs (issue4054)

  • progress: stop getting stuck in a nested topic during a long inner step
  • rebase: handle bookmarks matching revset function names (issue3950)

  • rebase: preserve active bookmark when not at head (issue3813)

  • rebase: preserve metadata from grafts of changes (issue4001)

  • rebase: fix selection of base used when rebasing merge (issue4041)

  • ui: send password prompts to stderr again (issue4056)

11. Mercurial 2.7.2 (2013-10-01)

Regularly scheduled bugfix release. This fixes significant regressions from 2.7 in push/pull performance and SSL negotiation.

  • bundle: fix performance regression when bundling file changes (issue4031)

  • generaldelta: initialize basecache properly
  • help: use full name of extensions to look up them for keyword search
  • histedit: abort if there are multiple roots in "--outgoing" revisions
  • histedit: add more detailed help about "--outgoing"
  • histedit: suggest "histedit --abort" for inconsistent histedit state
  • httpclient: apply upstream revision da7579b034a4 to fix SSL problems (issue4038)

  • rebase: catch RepoLookupError at restoring rebase state for abort/continue

  • rebase: catch RepoLookupError at restoring rebase state for summary

  • repoview: have unfilteredpropertycache using the underlying cache
  • repoview: make propertycache.setcache compatible with repoview
  • revset: fix wrong keyword() behaviour for strings with spaces
  • sslutil: backed out changeset 074bd02352c0 (issue4038)

  • strip: set current bookmark to None if stripped

12. Mercurial 2.7.1 (2013-09-03)

Regularly scheduled bugfix release.

  • rebase: handle bookmarks matching revset function names (issue3950)

  • tags: write tag overwriting history also into tag cache file (issue3911)

13. Mercurial 2.7 (2013-08-01)

Regularly scheduled feature release. This release contains an important fix for a merge ancestor calculation regression in the 2.6 series.

13.1. Core features

  • bookmarks: allow bookmark command to take multiple arguments
  • commands: add checks for unfinished operations (issue3955)

  • commit: enable --secret option
  • hgweb: run search instead of showing wrong error for ambigious identifier
  • import: cut commit messages at --- unconditionally (issue2148)

  • log: add a log style that is default+phase (issue3436)

  • paper: add line wrapping switch to file source view
  • paper: code selection without line numbers in file source view
  • paper: highlight line which is linked to in source view
  • revert: make backup when unforgetting a file (issue3423)

  • rollback: mark as deprecated
  • sslutil: force SSLv3 on Python 2.6 and later (issue3905)

  • summary: augment output with info from extensions
  • templater: add strip function with chars as an extra argument
  • log: show style list when unknown style specified
  • tip: deprecate the tip command
  • update: add tracking of interrupted updates (issue3113)

13.2. Extension features

  • churn: split email aliases from the right
  • histedit: refuse to edit history that contains merges (issue3962)

  • convert: improve error handling when parsing splicemap (issue2084)

  • convert: support paths with spaces in splicemap (issue3844)

13.3. Fixes

  • ancestor: Fix a reference counting bug in the C version (issue3984)

  • bookmarks: update only proper bookmarks on push -r/-B (issue 3973)
  • bookmarks: pull --update updates to active bookmark if it moved (issue4007)

  • changegroup: fix fastpath during commit
  • checklink: work around sshfs brain-damage (issue3636)

  • convert: catch empty origpaths in svn gettags (issue3941)

  • convert: fix bad conversion of copies when hg.startrev is specified
  • convert: handle changeset sorting errors without traceback (issue3961)

  • hgweb: fix incorrect way to count revisions in log (issue3977)

  • histedit: don't clobber working copy on --abort if not on histedit cset
  • largefiles: overridematch() should replace the file path instead of extending (issue3934)

  • progress: respect HGPLAIN
  • rebase: allow aborting when descendants detected
  • rebase: continue abort without strip for immutable csets (issue3997)

  • rebase: don't clobber wd on --abort when we've updated away (issue4009)

  • revlog: handle hidden revs in _partialmatch (issue3979)

14. Mercurial 2.6.3 (2013-07-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled bugfix release.

  • commit: amending with --close-branch (issue3445)

  • doc: make it easier to read how to enable extensions
  • doc: reword "config file" to "configuration file"
  • docs: change description to synopsis in hgrc.5
  • histedit: raise ImportError when demandloading is enabled

  • pathencode: fix hashmangle short dir limit (issue3958)

  • update: remove .hg/graftstate on clean (issue3970)

15. Mercurial 2.6.2 (2013-06-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled bugfix release.

  • amend: complain more comprehensibly about subrepos
  • blackbox: fix blackbox causing exceptions in tests
  • blackbox: fix recording exit codes (issue3938)

  • dirstate: don't overnormalize for ui.slash
  • graft: refuse to commit an interrupted graft (issue3667)

  • help: fix role/option confusion in RST
  • help: stop documentation markup appearing in generated help

16. Mercurial 2.6.1 (2013-05-14)

This is an unscheduled bugfix release to address some minor regressions in the 2.6 release.

  • convert: fix bug of wrong CVS path parsing without port number (issue3678)

  • help/config: note 64-bit Windows registry key used with 32-bit Python
  • hfs+: rewrite percent-escaper (issue3918)

  • hgignore: fix regression with hgignore directory matches (issue3921)

  • highlight: fix page layout with empty first and last lines
  • largefiles: check existence of the file with case awareness of the filesystem
  • largefiles: check unknown files with case awareness of the filesystem
  • pathencode: grow buffers to increase safety margin
  • revert: ensure that copies and renames are honored (issue3920)

  • subrepo: open files in 'rb' mode to read exact data in (issue3926)

  • windows: check target type before actual unlinking to follow POSIX semantics

17. Mercurial 2.6 (2013-05-01)

/!\ This release has known issues with some ignore rules (issue3921) and subrepos on Windows (issue3926)

This is a regularly scheduled feature release.

17.1. Core features

  • amend: support amending merge changesets (issue3778)

  • archive: raise error.Abort if the file pattern matches no files
  • bash_completion: allow remove to complete normal files
  • bookmarks: allow (re-)activating a bookmark on the current changeset
  • bookmarks: don't allow integers as bookmark/branch/tag names
  • bookmarks: moving the active bookmark deactivates it
  • bookmarks: resolve divergent bookmarks when moving active bookmark forward
  • bookmarks: resolve divergent bookmark when moving across a branch
  • commit: show active bookmark in commit editor helper text
  • config: discard "%unset" values defined in the other files read in previously
  • dates: support 'today' and 'yesterday' in parsedate (issue3764)

  • date: understand "now" as a shortcut for the current time
  • dispatch: print 'abort:' when a pre-command hook fails (BC)
  • dispatch: return status is 1 and a nice error message is printed when a user intervention is required (BC)
  • export: clobber files with -o (BC) (issue3652)

  • export: export working directory parent by default
  • export: show 'Date' header in a format that also is readable for humans
  • filesets: add eol predicate
  • hgweb: generate documentation as HTML (previously as text)
  • hgweb: teach archive how to download a specific directory or file
  • merge: apply non-interactive working dir updates in parallel
  • mergetools: avoid losing the merged version with meld
  • mergetools: vimdiff issues a warning explaining how to abort
  • sslutil: abort if peer certificate is not verified for secure use
  • summary: make "incoming" information sensitive to branch in URL (issue3830)

  • summary: make "outgoing" information sensitive to branch in URL (issue3829)

  • summary: show active bookmark even if not at current changeset
  • templatekw: add default styles for hybrid types (issue3887)

  • templater: add get() function to access dict element (e.g. extra)
  • addremove: improve performance
  • ancestor: a new algorithm that is faster for nodes near tip
  • dirstate: performance improvements
  • grep: use re2 if possible
  • parsers: a C implementation of the new ancestors algorithm
  • scmutil: rewrite dirs in C, use if available
  • tags: update tag type only if tag node is updated (issue3911)

17.2. Extension features

  • blackbox: new extension
  • hgk: add support for phases
  • hgk: don't use fixed format for dates
  • hgk: update backgroud colour when Ttk is available
  • histedit: allow "-" as a command file
  • histedit: handle multiple spaces between action and hash (issue3893)

  • histedit: make "hg histedit" sensitive to branch in URL
  • histedit: properly handle --continue on empty fold
  • histedit: support editing of the first commit (issue3767)

  • interhg: feature integrated in core. Extension removed.
  • largefiles: don't cache largefiles for pulled heads by default
  • largefiles: improve reuse of HTTP connections
  • largefiles: introduce lfpull command for pulling missing largefiles
  • largefiles: introduce pulled() revset expression for use in --lfrev
  • largefiles: introduce pull --lfrev option
  • largefiles: quiet (and document) undefined name errors (issue3886)

  • largefiles: stat all largefiles in one batch before downloading
  • largefiles: use repo.wwrite for writing standins (issue3909)

  • mq: comply with filtering when injecting fake tags (issue3812)

  • mq: do not inherit settings form base repo in mqrepo (Fixes issue2358)

  • rebase: check no-op before checking phase (issue3891)

  • rebase: fix --collapse when a file was added then removed
  • smtp: use 465 as default port for SMTPS
  • smtp: verify the certificate of the SMTP server for STARTTLS/SMTPS
  • subrepo: clone of git sub-repository creates incorrect git branch (issue3870)

  • subrepo: do not push mercurial subrepos whose store is clean
  • subrepo: fix exception on revert when "all" option is omitted

17.3. Fixes

  • annotate: increase refcount of each revision correctly (issue3841)

  • applyupdates: assign variable before we try to use it (issue3855)

  • bookmarks: allow moving a bookmark forward to a descendant
  • bookmarks: fix bug that activated a bookmark even with -r passed
  • case collision: Avoid unexpectd case folding issue during merge that should succeed (Bts: issue3452)
  • commit: allow closing "non-head" changesets
  • convert/git: catch errors from modern git-ls-remote (issue3428)

  • destroyed: invalidate phraserevs cache in all case (issue3858)

  • diff: fix binary file removals in git mode
  • http: avoid large text dumps when remote url is not a repo
  • import: don't rollback and unrelated transaction on failed import --exact (issue3616)

  • log: fix behavior with empty repositories (issue3497)

  • outgoing: fix possible filtering crash in outgoing (issue3814)

  • pager: catch ctrl-c on exit (issue3834)

  • record: abort on malformed patches instead of crashing
  • revset: change ancestor to accept 0 or more arguments (issue3750)

  • revset: don't abort when regex to tag() matches nothing (issue3850)

  • scheme: don't crash on invalid URLs
  • setup: make error message for missing Python headers more helpful
  • sshpeer: store subprocess so it cleans up correctly
  • win32: use explicit path to "python.exe" only if it exists

18. Mercurial 2.5.4 (2013-04-04)

This fixes an urgent regression in merging with subrepos introduced in 2.5.

  • applyupdates: assign variable before we try to use it (issue3855)

  • setup.py: properly discard trust warning

19. Mercurial 2.5.3 (2013-04-01)

  • hgweb: show correct error message for i18n environment
  • localrepo: always write the filtered phasecache when nodes are destroyed (issue3827)

  • rebase: restore active bookmark after rebase --continue
  • setup.py: add metadata to register package to PyPI
  • setup.py: ignore warnings from obsolete
  • zsh_completion: fix trailing carriage return spoiling tag completion

20. Mercurial 2.5.2 (2013-03-01)

  • bundle: treat branches created newly on the local correctly (issue3828)

  • largefiles: avoid rechecking hashes when avoidable
  • largefiles: don't let update leave wrong largefiles in wd if fetch fails
  • largefiles: fix off-by-one error on pull --all-largefiles
  • largefiles: fix download of largefiles from an empty list of changesets
  • largefiles: missing largefiles should not be committed as removed
  • mergetools: vimdiff issue a warning explaining how to abort
  • outgoing: fix possible filtering crash in outgoing (issue3814)

  • rebase: fix potential infinite loop in complex rename situation (issue3843)

21. Mercurial 2.5.1 (2013-02-08)

This is a non-scheduled bugfix release.

  • hgk: support the old way of getting the current Ttk theme (issue3808)

  • hgweb.cgi: fix internal WSGI emulation (issue3804)

  • hgweb: make 'summary' work with hidden changesets (issue3810)

  • incoming: fix incoming when a local head is remotely filtered (issue3805)

  • largefiles: don't crash when trying to find default dest for url without path
  • rebase: derive node from target rev (issue3802)

22. Mercurial 2.5 (2013-02-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled feature release.

22.1. Core features

  • branchmap: improved performances
  • bundle: add revset expression to show bundle contents (issue3487)

  • dirstate: implement unix statfiles in C
  • hgweb: add (Atom) subscribe links to the repository index
  • hgweb: add "URL breadcrumbs"
  • hgweb: add branches RSS and Atom feeds
  • hgweb: secret changeset are excluded from html view (3614 )

  • serve: use chunked encoding in hgweb responses
  • pathencode: implement both basic and hashed encoding in C
  • subrepo: append subrepo path to subrepo error messages
  • validate: check for spurious incoming filelog entries
  • hgweb: allow hgweb's archive to recurse into subrepos

22.2. Changeset Evolution

Major progress toward ChangesetEvolution were done.

  • hidden changesets are now properly ignored by all commands
  • a global --hidden flag is added to give access to hidden changesets
  • rewriting a changeset but not its descendants is now allowed; this leaves unstable changeset behind
  • we now detect *divergent* changesets. The third and last kind of obsolescence related troubles. divergent() revset is added

  • a troubled() revset have been added

  • branchmap for of *visible* and *served* changeset are now cached on disk. This is a major performance improvements
  • performance improvements of most evolution related algorithm

22.3. Extension features

  • color: add template label function
  • convert: add config option to use the local time zone
  • convert: add support for converting git submodule (issue3528)

  • hgk: use Ttk instead of plain Tk
  • inotify: don't fall over just because of a dangling symlink
  • largefiles: fix revert removing a largefile from a merge
  • largefiles: fix update from a merge with removed files
  • largefiles: make log match largefiles in the non-standin location too
  • largefiles: make update with backup files in .hglf slightly less broken
  • largefiles: rename 'admin' to more descriptive 'lfstoredir
  • rebase: performance improvements
  • rebase: rebase set with multiple roots are now handled by the --rev option
  • record: use patch.diffopts to account for user diffopts
  • share: always set default path to work with subrepos (issue3518)

  • zsh_completion: add completion of branch names

22.4. Fixes

  • commands: 'hg bookmark NAME' should work even with ui.strict=True
  • copies: do not track backward copies, only renames (issue3739)

  • destroyed: keep the filecache in sync with __dict__ (issue3335, issue3693, issue3743)

  • grep: don't search past the end of the searched string
  • hgweb: properly returns 404 for unknown revision (instead of 500)
  • histedit: proper phase conservation (issue3724)

  • histedit: prevents obsolescence cycle (issue3681)

  • hook: disable demandimport before importing hooks
  • mq: don't fail when removing a patch without patch file from series file
  • mq: fix qpop of working directory parent patch when not at qtip
  • zeroconf: use port from server instead of picking port from config (issue3746)

  • update: update to current bookmark if it moved out from under us (issue3682)
  • bookmarks: show active bookmark even if not at working dir
  • largefiles: let wirestore._stat return stats as expected by remotestore verify
  • largefiles: adapt verify to batched remote statlfile (issue3780)
  • largefiles: don't allow corruption to propagate after detection
  • largefiles: don't verify largefile hashes on servers when processing statlfile
  • largefiles: allow use of urls with #revision
  • largefiles: fix commit when using relative paths from subdirectory
  • largefiles: fix cat when using relative paths from subdirectory
  • histedit: prevent parent guessed via --outgoing from being a revset (issue3770)
  • rebase: delete divergent bookmarks on destination (issue3685)
  • hgwebdir: use web.prefix when creating url breadcrumbs (issue3790)
  • subrepo: allow skipping courtesy phase sync (issue3781)
  • merge: .hgsubstate is special as merge destination, not as merge source
  • merge: improved handling of symlinks

23. Mercurial 2.4.2 (2013-01-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled bugfix release.

  • amend: invalidate dirstate in case of failure (issue3670)

  • amend: prevent loss of bookmark on failed amend
  • bookmarks: fix head selection for merge with two bookmarked heads
  • bundlerepo: don't return the peer without bundlerepo from getremotechanges
  • dirstate: don't rename branch file if writing it failed
  • dirstate: remove obsolete comment from setbranch
  • hgweb: avoid generator exhaustion with branches
  • hgweb: fix iterator reuse in atom feed generation
  • hgwebdir: honor web.templates and web.static for static files (issue3734)

  • largefiles revert: update lfdirstate with result from first cleanliness check
  • largefiles status: update lfdirstate with result from cleanliness check
  • largefiles: commit directories that only contain largefiles (issue3548)

  • largefiles: don't walk through all ignored files
  • paper: sanity-check page feed links
  • scmutil: don't try to match modes on filesystems without modes (issue3740)

  • zeroconf: use port from server instead of picking port from config (issue3746)

24. Mercurial 2.4.1 (2012-12-03)

This is a regularly-schedule bugfix release.

  • amend: force editor only if old message is reused (issue3698)

  • grep: don't search past the end of the searched string
  • hooks: be even more forgiven of non-fd descriptors (issue3711)

  • hooks: delay I/O redirection until we actually run a hook (issue3711)

  • phases: fix missing "error" module import (issue3707)

  • rebase: fix pull --rev options clashing with --rebase (issue3619)

  • subrepo: add argument to "diff()" to pass "ui" of caller side (issue3712) (API)

  • update: allow update to existing branches with invalid names (issue3710)

  • util: make chunkbuffer non-quadratic on Windows

25. Mercurial 2.4 (2012-11-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled feature release.

25.1. Core features

  • amend: support for ChangesetEvolution if enabled

  • bookmarks: deactivate current bookmark if no name is given
  • bookmarks: teach the -r option to use revsets
  • bookmarks: disallow bookmarks named 'tip', '.', or 'null'
  • clone: substantial speedup to clone on repo with a lots of heads (issue3378)

  • clone: activate bookmark specified with --updaterev
  • clone: update to @ bookmark if it exists
  • log: substantial speedup for untracked files (issue1340)

  • revsets: add branchpoint() function
  • resolve: commit the changes after each item resolve (issue3638)

  • subrepo, hghave: use "svn --version --quiet" to determine version number
  • subrepo: setting LC_MESSAGES only works if LC_ALL is empty or unset
  • templatefilters: add parameterized date method
  • templatefilters: add parameterized fill function
  • templatefilters: avoid traceback caused by bogus date input (issue3344)

  • templatekw: add p1rev, p1node, p2rev, p2node keywords
  • templatekw: add parent1, parent1node, parent2, parent2node keywords
  • templater: abort when a template filter raises an exception (issue2987)

  • templater: add if/ifeq conditionals
  • templater: add sub() function
  • templating: make new-style templating features work with command line lists
  • bookmarks: take ChangesetEvolution into account when updating (issue3561)

  • speedup various operation related to ChangesetEvolution

  • add detection of changeset bumped by ChangesetEvolution

25.2. Extension features

  • color: add additional changeset.phase label to log.changeset and log.parent
  • color: enabled color support for export command (issue1507)

  • color: support for all grep fields
  • contrib: add a commit synthesizer for reproducing scaling problems
  • histedit: refuse to edit public changeset
  • histedit: replaces patching logic by merges
  • histedit: support for ChangesetEvolution if enabled

  • largefiles: always create the cache and standin directories when cloning
  • largefiles: distinguish "no remote repo" from "no files to upload" (issue3651)

  • largefiles: fix a traceback in lfconvert if a largefile is missing (issue3519)

  • mq: improve qqueue message with patches applied (issue3036)

  • mq: update bookmarks during qrefresh
  • notify: support revset selection for subscriptions
  • rebase: support for ChangesetEvolution if enabled

  • record: checks for valid username before starting recording process (issue3456)

  • record: fix display of non-ASCII names in chunk selection

25.3. Fixes

  • amend: fix incompatibity between logfile and message option (issue3675)

  • amend: wrap all commit operations in a single transaction
  • bookmarks: abort when incompatible options are used (issue3663)

  • bookmarks: avoid redundant creation/assignment of "validdests" in "validdest()"
  • bookmarks: check bookmark format during rename (issue3662)

  • bookmarks: when @ bookmark diverges, don't double the @ sign (BC)
  • bookmark: prevent crashing when a successor is unknown locally (issue3680)

  • clone: activate @ bookmark if updating to it
  • clone: don't %-escape the default destination (issue3145)

  • clone: make sure to use "@" as bookmark and "default" as branch (issue3677) (BC)

  • clone: print bookmark name when clone activates a bookmark
  • commands: don't infer repo for commands like update (issue2748)

  • convert: normalize paths in filemaps (issue3612)

  • dirstate: handle large dates and times with masking (issue2608)

  • dirstate: handle dangling junctions on windows (issue2579)

  • filemerge: use util.shellquote when calling merge (issue3581)

  • hgweb: make the escape filter remove null characters (issue2567)

  • http2: make it possible to connect w/o ssl on port 443
  • icasefs: make case-folding collision detection as deletion aware (issue3648)

  • largefiles: don't copy largefiles from working dir to the store while converting
  • largefiles: respect the rev when reading standins in copytostore() (issue3630)

  • largefiles: use 'default' instead of 'default-push' when pulling (issue3584)

  • mq: fix qrefresh case sensitivity (issue3271)

  • patchbomb: respect --in-reply-to for all mails if no intro message is sent
  • remove: don't return error on directories with tracked files
  • revset: accept @ in unquoted symbols (issue3686)

  • scmutil: add mustaudit delegation to filtervfs (issue3673)

  • subrepo: only do clean update when overwrite is set (issue3276)

  • subrepo: subrepo isolation, pass baseui when cloning a new subrepo (issue2904)

  • update: check for missing files with --check (issue3595) (BC)

  • url: use open and not url.open for local files (issue3624)

  • verify: fix all doubled-slash sites (issue3665)

  • wireproto: fix pushkey hook failure and output on remote http repo

26. Mercurial 2.3.2 (2012-10-01)

  • amend: preserve phase of amended revision (issue3602)

  • archival: add "extended-timestamp" extra block for zip archives (issue3600)

  • hgweb: avoid bad $$ processing in graph (issue3601)

  • hgweb: fix incorrect graph padding calculation (issue3626)

  • largefiles: fix return codes for multiple commands
  • largefiles: don't convert dest=None to dest=hg.defaultdest() in clone command
  • largefiles: download missing subrepo revs when archiving
  • largefiles: enable islfilesrepo() prior to a commit (issue3541)

  • largefiles: handle commit -A properly, after a --large commit (issue3542)

  • largefiles: preserve exit code from outgoing command (issue3611)

  • largefiles: restore caching of largefiles with 'clone -U --all-largefiles'
  • largefiles: restore normal 'clone -u' and 'clone -U' functionality
  • lock: fixed race condition in trylock/testlock (issue3506)

  • mergetools.hgrc: set vimdiff to check=changed
  • strip: fix revset usage (issue3604)

  • subrepo: encode unicode path names (issue3610)

27. Mercurial 2.3.1 (2012-09-01)

  • clone: don't fail with --update for non-local clones (issue3578)

  • commit: normalize filenames when checking explicit files (issue3576)

  • fileset: actually implement 'minusset'
  • fileset: do not traceback on invalid grep pattern
  • fileset: exclude deleted files from matchctx.existing()
  • fileset: fix generator vs list bug in fast path
  • fileset: matchctx.existing() must consider ignored files
  • fileset: matchctx.existing() must consider unknown files
  • largefiles: adjust localstore to handle batch statlfile requests (issue3583)

  • merge: handle case when heads are all bookmarks
  • obsolete: import modules within mercurial/ without "from mercurial"
  • revlog: don't try to partialmatch strings with length > 40

  • rollback: write dirstate branch with correct encoding
  • store: only one kind of OSError means "nonexistent entry"
  • store: sort the results of fncachestore.datafiles()
  • strip: fix revset usage (issue3604)

  • templater: handle a missing value correctly
  • verify: do not choke on valid changelog without manifest
  • wix: bump MSI based installers to use Python 2.7

28. Mercurial 2.3 (2012-08-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled feature release with numerous improvements and bugfixes.

28.1. Core features

  • help: add --keyword (-k) for searching help
  • hgweb: side-by-side comparison functionality
  • log: support --graph without graphlog extension
  • push: accept revset argument for --rev
  • merge: bookmarks will no longer automatically merge with unnamed heads or other bookmarks. Instead it picks heads with diverging bookmarks.
  • introduce ChangesetsObsolescence concept (experimental)

  • bookmarks: allow existing remote bookmarks to become heads when pushing
  • bookmarks: pull new bookmarks from remote by default (backward incompatible change)

  • bookmarks: delete divergent bookmarks on merge
  • bisect: set HG_NODE when runing a command
  • graft: allow -r to specify revisions
  • graft: implement --log (issue3438)

  • graft: remark on empty graft
  • hooks: print out more information when loading a python hook fails
  • identity: show trailing '+' for dirty subrepos (issue2839)

  • incoming/outgoing: handle --graph in core
  • merge: warn about file deleted in one branch and renamed in other (issue3074)

  • Mercurial can now identify third-party extensions as sources of tracebacks
  • outgoing: accept revset argument for --rev
  • performance improvement on branchy repo: incrementaly update branchcache
  • performance improvement on huge file tree: add a C function to pack the dirstate
  • performance improvement for huge .hgignore: process regex with re2 bindings if available
  • revset: add "diff" field to "matching" predicate
  • revset: add "converted" predicate to find converted changesets
  • revset: add "origin" and "destination" predicates, to get graft, transplant or rebase origins or destinations.
  • revset: add "extra" predicate to match changesets extra fields (issue2767)

  • revset: add pattern matching to "bookmarks/branch/extra/tag/user" predicated

28.2. Extension features

  • acl: use of "!" prefix in user or group names
  • children: mark extension as deprecated
  • convert/svn: handle non-local svn destination paths (issue3142)

  • convert: accept Subversion 'file:///c%3A/svnrepo' syntax on Windows

  • fetch: mark extension as deprecated
  • graphlog: feature is now into core
  • histedit: new extension for interactive history editing
  • hg-ssh: add read-only flag
  • largefiles: add --all-largefiles flag to pull and clone (issue3188)

  • largefiles: improve performance by batching statlfile requests when pushing a largefiles repo (issue3386)

  • largefiles: no longer attempt to clone all largefiles to non-local destinations
  • largefiles: optimize performance when updating (issue3440)

  • largefiles: support revsets for cat, outgoing --large and revert
  • mq: introduce qpush/qpop/qgoto --keep-changes
  • strip: introduce -B option to remove a bookmark
  • rebase: allow collapsing branches in place (issue3111)

  • rebase: make --dest understand revsets
  • rebase: drop the infamous --detach option: rebase now behave with --source and --rev as expectable. It may no longer add second parent to rebased changeset (backward incompatible change)

  • transplant: handle non-empty patches doing nothing (issue2806)

  • transplant: manually transplant pullable changesets with --log

28.3. Fixes

  • bisect: fix O(n**2) behaviour (issue3382)

  • bookmarks: fix push of moved bookmark when creating new branch heads
  • case insensitive file system can no longer be confused by -R on (issue2167)

  • copies: one fix related to directory rename detection (issue3511)

  • convert: check for failed svn import in debugsvnlog and abort cleanly
  • convert: ignore svn:executable for subversion targets without exec bit support
  • convert: keep branch switching merges with ancestors (issue3340)

  • convert: make filemap renames consistently override revision renames
  • debugrevlog: fix a bug with empty repository (issue3537)

  • graphlog: don't truncate template value at last \n
  • httprepo: ensure Content-Type header exists when pushing data
  • largefiles: fix a traceback when addremove follows a remove (issue3507)

  • largefiles: fix a traceback when archiving a subrepo in a subrepo
  • largefiles: fix addremove when largefile is missing (issue3227)

  • largefiles: fix addremove with -R option
  • largefiles: fix exception hack for i18n (issue3197)

  • largefiles: fix path handling for cp/mv (issue3516)

  • largefiles: archive -S now store largefiles instead of standins
  • largefiles: fix hg addremove when already removed largefile exists (issue3364)

  • merge: do not warn about copy and rename in the same transaction (issue2113)

  • mq: add ".hgsubstate" to patch target list only if it is not listed up yet
  • mq: create patch file after commit to import diff of ".hgsubstate" at qrefresh
  • pager: work around bug in python 2.4's subprocess module (issue3533):

  • revlog: zlib.error are no longer sent to the user (issue3424)

  • tag: don't allow tagging the null revision (issue1915)

29. Mercurial 2.2.3 (2012-07-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled bugfix release.

  • amend: disable hooks when creating intermediate commit (issue3501)

  • archive: make progress only show files that are actually archived
  • bookmarks: correctly update current bookmarks on rebase (issue2277)

  • bugzilla: stop bugs always being marked as fixed in xmlrpc (issue3484)

  • graft: don't drop the second parent on unsuccessful merge (issue3498)

  • hgweb: fixes linebreak location in gitweb filediff.tmpl view
  • rebase: improve error message on improper phases
  • record: fix display of non-ASCII names
  • statichttprepo: don't send Range header when requesting entire file
  • strip: update help to state that you can strip public changeset
  • subrepo/svn: make rev number retrieval compatible with svn 1.5 (issue2968)

  • subrepo: support Git being named "git.cmd" on Windows (issue3173)

  • subrepo: warn user if Git is not version 1.6.0 or higher
  • update: fix help regarding update to ancestor

30. Mercurial 2.2.2 (2012-06-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled bugfix release.

  • addremove: document default similarity behavior (issue3429)

  • alias: inherit command optionalrepo flag (issue3298)

  • amend: preserve extra dict (issue3430)

  • bisect: save current state before running a command
  • bugzilla: fix transport initialization on python 2.4
  • build: fix hgrc manpage building with docutils 0.9
  • bundle: make bundles more portable (issue3441)

  • changelog: ensure that nodecache is valid (issue3428)

  • hg-ssh: exit with 255 instead of -1 on error
  • hgweb: fix filediff base calculation
  • largefiles: fix "hg status dir" missing regular files (issue3421)

  • largefiles: fix deletion of multiple missing largefiles (issue3329)

  • largefiles: follow normal codepath for addremove if non-largefiles repo (issue3249)

  • largefiles: in putlfile, ensure tempfile's directory exists prior to creation
  • largefiles: use wlock for lfconvert (issue3444)

  • localrepo: clear _filecache earlier to really force reloading (issue3462)

  • match: make 'match.files()' return list object always
  • mq: add --no-backup for qpush/qpop/qgoto
  • mq: backup local changes in qpop --force (issue3433)

  • mq: backup local changes in qpush --force
  • mq: qimport need wlock for --push - do that after releasing lock
  • osutil: handle deletion race with readdir/stat (issue3463)

  • pager: check if signal.SIGPIPE exists
  • pager: preserve Hg's exit code (and fix Windows support) (issue3225)

  • pager: remove quiet flag
  • paper, monoblue: link correctly to lines in annotate view
  • parsers: fix refcount bug on corrupt index
  • patch: fix segfault against unified diffs which start line is zero
  • patch: keep patching after missing copy source (issue3480)

  • posix: workaround lack of TIOCGWINSZ on Irix (issue3449)

  • revpair: handle odd ranges (issue3474)

  • revset: explicitely tag alias arguments for expansion
  • revset: fix infinite alias expansion detection
  • revset: fix traceback for bogus revisions in id(rev)
  • revset: make matching() preserve input revision order
  • scmutil: seen.union should be seen.update (issue3476)

  • subrepo: do not traceback on .hgsubstate parsing errors
  • subrepo: ignore blank lines in .hgsubstate (issue3424)

  • tag: run commit hook when lock is released (issue3344)

  • templater: handle SyntaxError when parsing ui.logtemplate

  • util: fix bad variable use in bytecount introduced by f0f7f3fab315
  • win32: fix encoding handling for registry strings (issue3467)

31. Mercurial 2.2.1 (2012-05-03)

This is an unscheduled bugfix release to fix a signficant memory leak in hgweb.

  • bookmarks: catch the proper exception for missing revisions
  • help: add reference to template help (issue3413)

  • help: added description for the web.collapse setting
  • largefiles: fix commit of both largefiles and non-largefiles (issue3354)

  • parsers: fix refcount leak, simplify init of index (issue3417)

32. Mercurial 2.2 (2012-05-01)

This is a regularly-scheduled feature release. The most notable feature is a new safe '--amend' option for commit using our new phases infrastructure. There are also a number of signficant performance improvements for large repositories and improvements for case-folding filesystems. See UpgradeNotes for minor compatibility notes.

32.1. Core features

  • commit: add --amend option
  • fileset: add "subrepo" fileset symbol
  • graft: add --dry-run support (issue3362)

  • hgweb: add support for branch width and color settings
  • hgweb: add block numbers to diff regions and related links
  • hgweb: support multi-level repository indexes by enabling descend and collapse
  • merge: improve performance with lots of unknown files
  • parsers: incrementally parse the revlog index in C
  • plan9: add support for plan9

  • push/pull: improve performance for partial transfers
  • push: decompress in larger chunks for better performance on the server
  • clone: add server config option to prefer uncompressed clone
  • revert: add support for reverting subrepos
  • revset: add "matching" keyword
  • store: speed up read and write of large fncache files
  • ui: optionally quiesce ssl verification warnings on python 2.5

32.2. Extension features

  • bugzilla: add xmlrpcemail submission for Bugzilla 3.6 email interface
  • bugzilla: allow change comment to mark bugs fixed
  • bugzilla: extract optional hours from commit message and update bug time
  • bugzilla: modify access interface to include new bug states
  • graphlog: add all log options to glog command
  • patchbomb: add --body flag to send patches as inline message body text
  • record: allow splitting of hunks by manually editing patches
  • transplant: permit merge changesets via --parent

32.3. Fixes

  • alias: fix shell alias documentation (issue3374)

  • archive: make it work with svn subrepos (issue3308)

  • branchmap: server should not advertise secret changeset in branchmap (issue3303)

  • clone: always close source repository (issue2491)

  • commit: abort on merge with missing files (BC)
  • config: discard UTF-8 BOM if found
  • convert/bzr: convert all branches (issue3229) (BC)

  • convert/bzr: expect unicode metadata, encode in UTF-8 (issue3232)

  • convert/bzr: handle empty bzr repositories (issue3233)

  • convert/bzr: ignore nested repos when listing branches (issue3254)

  • convert/svn: do not try converting empty head revisions (issue3347)

  • convert/svn: make svn sink work with svn 1.7
  • convert: support non-annotated tags in git backend
  • dirstate: preserve path components case on renames (issue3402)

  • export: catch exporting empty revsets (issue3353)

  • icasefs: make case-folding collision detection rename aware (issue3370)

  • inotify: catch SignalInterrupt during shutdown (issue3351)

  • journal: use tryread helper to backup files (issue3375)

  • largefiles: fix cat for largefiles (issue3352)

  • largefiles: fix status -S reporting of subrepos (issue3231)

  • largefiles: hide .hglf/ prefix for largefiles in hgweb
  • largefiles: notice dirty large files in a subrepo
  • largefiles: only update changed largefiles when transplanting
  • largefiles: optimize update speed by only updating changed largefiles
  • localrepo: add setparents() to adjust dirstate copies (issue3407)

  • mdiff: fix diff header generation for files with spaces (issue3357)

  • merge: check for untracked files more precisely (issue3400)

  • merge: fix unknown file merge detection for case-folding systems
  • patch: be more tolerant with "Parent" header (issue3356)

  • patch: be more tolerant with EOLs in binary diffs (issue2870)

  • patch: fix patch hunk/metdata synchronization (issue3384)

  • phase: when phase cannot be reduced, hint at --force and return 1 (BC)
  • posix: disable cygwin's symlink emulation (BC)
  • posix: ignore execution bit in cygwin (issue3301)

  • pure/osutil: use Python's msvcrt module (issue3380)

  • rebase: preserve mq series order, guarded patches (issue2849)

  • rebase: skip resolved but emptied revisions
  • revset: fix O(n**2) behaviour of bisect() (issue3381)

  • revset: fix adds/modifies/removes and patterns (issue3403)

  • revset: fix alias substitution recursion (issue3240)

  • subrepo/svn: abort on commit with missing file (issue3029)

  • subrepo/svn: fix checked out rev number retrieval (issue2968)

  • subrepo: fix default implementation of forget() (issue3404)

  • subrepo: rewrite handling of subrepo state at commit (issue2403)

  • templates/filters: extracting the user portion of an email address (BC)
  • transplant: do not rollback on patching error (issue3379)

  • update: fix case-collision with a clean wd and no --clean
  • update: make --check abort with dirty subrepos
  • update: use normal update path with --check (issue2450)

  • wireprotocol: use visibleheads as reference while unbundling (issue 3303)

WhatsNew (last edited 2019-02-02 17:14:07 by rcl)