I used to think the same way. Once you understand their power, you would wonder why you ever managed to live with Subversion or other centralized VCS. Searching on Google, I came across this example which will show you how powerful Git really is. That gives it a lot of information when making decisions about merging. My understanding, as a DVCS virgin, is that you commit far more often to your local repository than with Subversion, and so Hg can more intelligently merge things.
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Changes to the ignore filter take effect immediately. If a tool is easy to use, then I get whatever I needed it for done, and done quickly. Alternatively, is there a similar introduction to git? I think patio11 will approve! Nice FUD, Git has been running just fine on windows for years. When I tried to learn Git before HgI looked for tutorials but everything was all over the place and maybe they introduced too much too soon.
They have good GUI and Windows support although subversion has been improving a lot lately. Imagine the simplest case of a centralized SVN-like workflow. If you would have used. What did you actually mean? There are many big dev. BTW, TortoiseGit sucks big time. Hg Init: a Mercurial tutorial by Joel Spolsky Hacker News However, most of those edits are to distinctly different parts of the shared files, and are automatically merged without human tutorila, only a tiny handful of merges require manual intervention, a process that takes only a tiny number of people a few minutes to sort out.
Posted Feb 25, 8: As I mentioned earlier, I find Git excellent for development perhaps the best VCS there isbut too complex for non-developers and actually for many developers too. You can mark these files as ignored in some different ways too.
Your previous commit message will be in the message history drop-down, so you knit not have to type it in again from scratch. Mercurial commands are also available from the standard hg command line application.
The commit tool is very similar to the status tool and allows you to do all of the same tasks. Every developer will need to merge his changes forwards and backwards from time to time. I mentioned documentation writers, testers, web designers, etc. I am interested in things like Hg, though. Related Posts.
Hg Init: Part 1. Mercurial is a modern, open source distributed version control system. This system is a tempting replacement for earlier systems like Subversion. In this simple six-part tutorial, Joel Spolsky talks about the key principles of Mercurial. If you used Subversion, then Mercurial will be incomprehensible. This part describes the main differences when working with Mercurial.
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