Mercurial problems with Python 2.7

marco atzeri
Wed Feb 20 21:16:00 GMT 2013

On 2/20/2013 10:08 PM, Graham Borland wrote:
> Cygwin has recently updated the Python version to 2.7.3-1. Since
> accepting this upgrade, Mercurial no longer works. Mercurial is at
> version 2.4.2-1.
> It looks as if Mercurial has hardwired references to Python 2.6, or
> something. This is what I get:
> graham@teapot /cygdrive/c/Users/graham
> $ which hg
> /usr/local/bin/hg

this is not the cygwin mercurial package.

$ which hg

$ hg --version
Mercurial Distributed SCM (version 2.4.2)
(see for more information)

it seems you have an extra mercurial version installed
on /usr/local


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