ANN: Mercurial 1.0.2

Martin Geisler mg at
Fri Aug 15 20:25:21 CEST 2008

I would like to announce the release of Mercurial 1.0.2!

Mercurial is a fast, lightweight Source Control Management system
designed for efficient handling of very large distributed projects. It
scales all the way from big projects like Xen, Mozilla and OpenJDK
down to single-man projects.

Downloaded at:


Changes since Mercurial 1.0.1:

    * ensure that git patches only touch files within the repository
    * hgweb: fix "allowpull" permission being ignored when pulling
      from hgweb

    * commit: handle copies of previously deleted files
    * bisect: allow for having multiple resulting changesets
    * fix Python 2.3 compatibility
    * make mq patches and .hgtags hardlink-safe again
    * various documentation improvements and fixes
    * fix a crash when addremove was called to replace a deleted
      directory with a symlink
    * make branches output easier to parse (issue 1230)
    * fix inactive branches detection (issue 1104)
    * hgweb: fix a crash in archive when the URL did not end in an
      expected archive type
    * sshserver: fix a crash in error handling code
    * fix the patchbomb extension on Windows by including email
      package in binary installations
    * handle symlinks when OS supports them but FS doesn't (issue 1149)

Full details here:

Martin Geisler
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