hg Archive

Mercurial (hg) checkstyle hook, at last!

As far as I can tell, there's not much in the lane of check style hooks for Mercurial.There's a lot of hits for git and SVN, but not much for Mercurial.Check it out in my 'hg-checkstyle-hook' bitbucket repo.I thought I'd share my (imperfect) rendition of a Mercurial checkstyle hook. It's...
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The inherent risks of ‘daemonize’ features in developer tools – Git, Mercurial (hg)

A handful of tools such as mercurial, git, (soon PHP - which chances are will be it's own binary) have their own 'daemonize' functionality.Whatever your reasons - if you want to disable these; there's little to no help in figuring out how... til now...If you want to disable Mercurial's hg...
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Visualizing changeset activity

Came across a nifty extension for mercurial that uses google charts to generate graphs revolving around your Hg repository activity. The extension is called ChartExtension - it's not as configurable as I had hoped but the results are pretty easy to obtain:[crayon-5c102c50471f4606094433/] (click for larger) Subscribe in a reader...
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Remote hooks with mercurial

If you use mercurial in a centralized model - it can be a little fiesty to create and troubleshoot your hooks.You'll want to make sure you scan over the /hgrc hooks section and the redbook section on hooksFirst, a few rule of thumbs:It's possible to write them in bash/sh, and...
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