[Baypiggies] Mercurial status?

Sean Perry shaleh at speakeasy.net
Sun Jun 20 08:45:38 CEST 2010

On Sat, 2010-06-19 at 19:11 -0700, Charles Merriam wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm setting up the dev environment for another start-up.   Last time I
> looked, Mercurial worked well but had two annoying issues:

FAQs exist for a reason you know (-:

> - Converting CR/LF, LF, CR type issues from Mac/Windows/Linux.

http://mercurial.selenic.com/wiki/FAQ#FAQ.2BAC8-TechnicalDetails.What_about_Windows_line_endings_vs._Unix_line_endings.3F eventually leads to

Basically, mercurial is Unix in its approach and converts internally.

> - Not accepting large files (>10Mb) gracefully as bulk into the repository.

Still not well supported by stock.
http://mercurial.selenic.com/wiki/BigfilesExtension points to a
developer's extension to support this. Basically he keeps a list of the
big files and stores them outside of the repo.

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