IDEA with Mercurial Plugin

by Wolfram Saringer  (2010-03-01)
last change: 2010-03-01

When using IntelliJ IDEA 9 with the Mercurial plugin hg4idea, I've had problems updating local repositories from the central mercurial-server, suggesting to use 'hg rebase' while mentioning MQ patches.
Turns out that this plugin needs the MQ extension enabled in the Mercurial commandline client. Configure this extension by adding the following lines to your ~/.hgrc:

[extensions] =

No value is necessary as this is a standard extension and hg will find the necessary library within its installation path.

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