GIT is not the only player in the Distributed Version Control System (DVCS) space. Mercurial is also becoming popular, and is even preferred by many to GIT for its simplicity. Have you identified Mercurial as a to-be-supported source code control system in Crucible for any time in the future? Thanks!
IMO you should try Git out in earnest for at least one project for several months vs. Hg and see what you think. We had SVN, Hg, and Git in tandem and all decided to move everything to Git. I use some git scripts to make some things easier to remember. Understood that you just can't change source control all of a sudden, but try it out if you can.
I see that now, the Crucible home page does indicate hg support. In the Crucible install notes there are client setup docs for Subversion, Git, Perforce and CVS, but not Mercurial...so that's why I thought hg was not supported. I will follow one of the other guides and do my best to fill in any gaps for hg. Thanks
Not to get off-topic, but while I agree that Git might be the most full-featured DVCS, but there are other factors that can make Hg the preferred choice: buy-in from corporate governance, aptitude of the developers involved, and so on. I have heard reports from a company that jr developers continue to struggle grasping how to do merges in git. http://bit.ly/gQkev7 is a good article contrasting git vs. mercurial on merge issues.
Thanks...and BTW while configuring Crucible to work with our Mercurial repo, and on the page that allows you to test your connection to the repo, I had to insert a username into the url to get it to work, e.g. http://email@example.com/myRepo. Otherwise it just asks you for a password and will always fail.
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