Please go to http://mercurial.selenic.com/ for the actual Mercurial site. The content below is used for demonstration purposes only.
For improvements, see the WikiToDo page. For write access, create a user and ask Paul for editing privileges. Note that this site will not be permanent: it is only to test a theme that may eventually be used on the real Mercurial Wiki. Not letting people add stuff will hopefully discourage things being moved from the real Wiki or otherwise added.
- (adj) relating to or having characteristics (eloquence, swiftness, cleverness) attributed to the god Mercury.
(n) a fast, lightweight Source Control Management system designed for efficient handling of very large distributed projects.
A QuickStart for the impatient
The article Inside a distributed version control system (PDF, 13 pages)
Quick Reference Cards And Cheat Sheets (PDF and PNG) to decorate your desk
A tutorial based on examples: MercurialByExample.pdf
Getting started exercises: Mercurial Kick Start
HOWTOs explain some useful ways of using Mercurial
PublishingRepositories provides guidance on sharing repositories yourself (and offering web-based repository browsing)
OtherTools that work with Mercurial (IDE integration, GUI clients, etc.)
For refugees from other SCMs
CvsInfo – info for CVS users
WorkingWithSubversion – info for SVN users
PerforceConcepts – info for Perforce users
GitConcepts – info for Git users
ClearcaseInfo – working alongside Rational Clearcase
RepositoryConversion from other SCM formats to Mercurial
Commercial support and consulting
DeveloperInfo for Mercurial hackers
A list of ProjectsUsingMercurial and links to their repositories.
Some success stories.
Contributions are most welcome! Please create a user name for yourself by clicking "Login" in the upper left.
Mercurial and all wiki content are available under the GNU General Public License version 2 (see License). Donations are also accepted.