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An Introduction to Mercurial

Mercurial is a distributed revision control tool.

Basic Commands

These are some of the commands you'll find in the easyMercurial interface:

add add the specified files on the next commit
commit commit the specified files or all outstanding changes
diff diff repository (or selected files)
incoming show new changesets found in source (in the easyMercurial interface this command is called Preview)
merge merge working directory with another revision
pull pull changes from the specified source
push push changes to the specified destination
revert restore individual files or directories to an earlier state
update update working directory (or switch revisions)

Typical Workflow

External resources

For a simple tutorial on Mercurial, please go to