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Am Dienstag 03 Februar 2009 20:19:14 schrieb ... ...:
> Most of the docs I can find seem to assume the reader is familiar with
> existing software developemnt tools and methodologies.
> This is not the case for me.
It wasn't for me either, and I can assure you that using Mercurial becomes
natural quite quickly.
> Now, I need to coordinate with a second (also SCM clueless) programmer.
> I envision us both working the main trunk for many small day-to-day
> changes, and our own isolated repo for larger additions that we will each
> be working on.
I don't know about a HOWTO, but I can give you a short description about basic
usage and the workflow I'd use:
(ADDRESS can be either a host or an IP).
That's your repository for the small day to day changes.
In that clone you simply work, pull and commit as usual, but you only push after you finished the feature.
Once you finished the feature, you push the changes from the feature clone via "hg push" in feature1 (which gets them into your main working clone) and then push then onward into the shared repository.
That's it - or rather that's what I'd do. It might be right for you, too, and
if it isn't, don't be shy of experimenting. As long as you have a backup clone
lying around (for example cloned to a USB stick via "hg clone project
path/to/stick/project"), you can't do too much damage :)
I hope I could provide a bit of help :)
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