Accepted mercurial 0.6c-1 (source)

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Tue Aug 30 07:30:15 CDT 2005

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Origin: Debian/unstable
Format: 1.7
Date: Tue,  30 Aug 2005 12:39:58 +0100
Source: mercurial
Binary: mercurial
Architecture: source
Version: 0.6c-1
Distribution: breezy
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Vincent Danjean <Vincent.Danjean at>
Changed-By: Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen at>
 mercurial  - Scalable distributed version control system
Closes: 308873 313491 314161 314577 314577 316347 316347
 mercurial (0.6c-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * New upstream release
     What's new:
     core functionality
      ability to use tags to identify branches 
      detect adding new heads with push
      protocol versioning for push/pull
      https: support
      minor merge fixes
     command line
      much more powerful path handling
      incoming/outgoing commands
      smarter import/export
      fewer long, confusing hashes to deal with
      many new command options and settings
      improved portability of test suite and support scripts
      improved Windows support
     web interface
      easy to set up multiple repository interface
      several new hgrc config options
      IPv6 support
      improved built-in help and man pages
      a steadily growing wiki
      tutorial in multiple languages
      a highly functional bash auto-completion script
      a new Emacs mode
 mercurial (0.6b-2) unstable; urgency=low
   * Adds proper python dependencies
   * Recommends tkdiff or kdiff3 for merge purpose
   * Suggests meld as this is another merging program that can be used by
     mercurial (but this needs the user set the HGMERGE variable)
   * Closes: #316347: Please Recommands: meld
 mercurial (0.6b-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * New upstream release
     What's new:
     improved ui
      new clone command replaces mkdir+init+pull+update
      new revert command
      add range support and -p option to log to show patches
      tags command now supports local tags
      improved push and pull
      better exception and signal handling
      improved option parsing
      support for user-defined hooks (aka triggers)
     performance updates
      even faster import of large sets of patches
      faster delta generation
      faster annotate
      faster status and ignore
     improved web interface
      more conformant and compatible HTML output
      built-in RSS feeds
      better tags handling
      fast multiple keyword search
     portability work
      support for Windows is nearly complete
      should easily compile and install on any modern UNIX
      comes with RPM spec file and script
     and more
      doc and help updates
      improved test suite
      numerous bug fixes and cleanups
 mercurial (0.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
   * Add meld to Suggest as it is not used by default hgmerge
     (Closes: #316347: Please Recommands: meld)
 mercurial (0.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * New upstream release
     This release contains a huge number of improvements:
     improved source tracking
       multi-head support
       permission tracking
       rename and copy tracking
       improved tag handling
     friendlier, more robust command line interface
       integrated help
       faster startup
       better exception handling
       smarter three-way merge helper
     improved communication
       faster outstanding changeset detection
       SSH-based push support
       non-transparent proxy support
     improved configuration handling
       support for .hgrc and .hg/hgrc files
       save per-repo defaults for pull
     new delta extension
       faster, smaller, and simpler than GNU diff or xdiff
       faster commit, push/pull, and annotate
     improved interoperability
       convert-repo framework for importing from other SCMs
       can work with gitk and git-viz
     portability improvements
       tested on big and little-endian 32 and 64-bit UNIX platforms
       Windows support is nearly complete
     and much more
       numerous performance tweaks and bugfixes
       automated test suite
       updated docs and FAQ
 mercurial (0.5b+20050618-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * New upstream sources (tip 396:8f8bb77d560e70bcc95577e4dfa877df18d876ab)
     this fix a alignment bug reported on alpha
   * many others fix and improvments from upstream
   * Change short description 
     Closes: #314577: Please spell out the abbreviation in the synopsis
 mercurial (0.5b+20050612-2) unstable; urgency=low
   * Fix spelling mistake (thanks Emanuele Aina)
     Closes: #314161: Small spelling error in documentation
   * New package that should solve the FTBFS due to the use of the boggus
     package debhelper 4.9.0 by autobuilders
     Closes: #313491: mercurial_0.5b+20050612-1: FTBFS: syntax error at
     /usr/bin/dh_strip line 191, near 'if'
   * Closes: #314577: Please spell out the abbreviation in the synopsis
 mercurial (0.5b+20050612-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * New upstream sources
 mercurial (0.5b-5) unstable; urgency=low
   * manually fix wrong build-dependencies that have been previously generated
     by cdbs (ie remove 'build-essential' and duplicates)
 mercurial (0.5b-4) unstable; urgency=low
   * remove automatic generation of control from (with cdbs
     dependencies) as requested by ftpmaster to accept this NEW package
     (see still opened bugs #311724 for more information)
 mercurial (0.5b-3) unstable; urgency=low
   * First official Debian release. (Closes: #308873: ITP: mercurial -- scalable
     distributed SCM)
 mercurial (0.5b-2) unstable; urgency=low
   * package description improved from the mercurial ML
   * Add Homepage: to long description (thanks Anibal Monsalve Salazar)
   * Change Architecture from all to any as mercurial sources now have C files
     to compile (thanks Anibal Monsalve Salazar)
   * Update copyright (thanks Anibal Monsalve Salazar)
   * Add rcs and tkdiff to Recommands as hgmerge use it (only recommands and
     not depends because if the user set HGMERGE to kdiff3, he does not need
   * use hgmerge if HGMERGE is not set (patch submitted upstream)
 mercurial (0.5b-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * New upstream release
 mercurial (0.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * New upstream release
 mercurial (0.4f-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * New upstream release
   * english improved in description (thanks Jay Berkenbilt <qjb at>)
 mercurial (0.4e-3) unstable; urgency=low
   * package description improved (thanks Bas Zoetekouw <bas at>)
 mercurial (0.4e-2) unstable; urgency=low
   * update description
 mercurial (0.4e-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * New upstream release
 mercurial (0.4b-2) unstable; urgency=low
   * add debian watch file
   * add depend on tkdiff
   * correct some lintian warnings
 mercurial (0.4b-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * Initial Release.
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