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17 <h1>Mercurial for Windows</h1>
18
19 <p>Welcome to Mercurial for Windows!</p>
20
21 <p>Mercurial is a command-line application. You must run it from
22 the Windows command prompt (or if you're hard core, a <a
23 href="http://www.mingw.org/">MinGW</a> shell).</p>
24
25 <p><div class="indented"><i>Note: the standard <a
26 href="http://www.mingw.org/">MinGW</a> msys startup script uses
27 rxvt which has problems setting up standard input and output.
28 Running bash directly works correctly.</i></div>
29
30 <p>For documentation, please visit the <a
31 href="http://www.selenic.com/mercurial">Mercurial web site</a>.
32 You can also download a free book, <a
33 href="http://hgbook.red-bean.com/">Distributed revision control
34 with Mercurial</a>.</p>
35
36 <p>By default, Mercurial installs to <tt>C:\Program Files\Mercurial</tt>. The
37 Mercurial command is called <tt>hg.exe</tt>.</p>
38
39 <h1>Testing Mercurial after you've installed it</h1>
40
41 <p>The easiest way to check that Mercurial is installed properly is to
42 just type the following at the command prompt:</p>
43
44 <pre>
45 hg
46 </pre>
47
48 <p>This command should print a useful help message. If it does,
49 other Mercurial commands should work fine for you.</p>
50
51 <h1>Configuration notes</h1>
52 <h4>Default editor</h4>
53 The default editor for commit messages is 'notepad'. You can set the EDITOR
54 (or HGEDITOR) environment variable to specify your preference or set it in
55 mercurial.ini:
56 <pre>
57 [ui]
58 editor = whatever
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60
61 <h4>Configuring a Merge program</h4>
62 It should be emphasized that Mercurial by itself doesn't attempt to do a
63 Merge at the file level, neither does it make any attempt to Resolve the conflicts.
64
65 By default, Mercurial will use the merge program defined by the HGMERGE environment
66 variable, or uses the one defined in the mercurial.ini file. (see <a href="http://www.selenic.com/mercurial/wiki/index.cgi/MergeProgram">MergeProgram</a> on the Mercurial Wiki for more information)
67
68 <h1>Reporting problems</h1>
69
70 <p>Before you report any problems, please consult the <a
71 href="http://www.selenic.com/mercurial">Mercurial web site</a> and
72 see if your question is already in our list of <a
73 href="http://www.selenic.com/mercurial/wiki/index.cgi/FAQ">Frequently
74 Answered Questions</a> (the "FAQ").
75
76 <p>If you cannot find an answer to your question, please feel
77 free to send mail to the Mercurial mailing list, at <a
78 href="mailto:mercurial@selenic.com">mercurial@selenic.com</a>.
79 <b>Remember</b>, the more useful information you include in your
80 report, the easier it will be for us to help you!</p>
81
82 <p>If you are IRC-savvy, that's usually the fastest way to get
83 help. Go to <tt>#mercurial</tt> on
84 <tt>irc.freenode.net</tt>.</p>
85
86 <h1>Author and copyright information</h1>
87
88 <p>Mercurial was written by <a href="http://www.selenic.com">Matt
89 Mackall</a>, and is maintained by Matt and a team of
90 volunteers.</p>
91
92 <p>The Windows installer was written by <a
93 href="http://www.serpentine.com/blog">Bryan
94 O'Sullivan</a>.</p>
95
96 <p>Mercurial is Copyright 2005-2007 Matt Mackall and others.
97 See the <tt>Contributors.txt</tt> file for a list of contributors.</p>
98
99 <p>Mercurial is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
100 modify it under the terms of the <a
101 href="http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html">GNU General Public
102 License</a> as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
103 version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later
104 version.</p>
105
106 <p>Mercurial is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
107 but <b>without any warranty</b>; without even the implied
108 warranty of <b>merchantability</b> or <b>fitness for a
109 particular purpose</b>. See the GNU General Public License for
110 more details.</p>
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