changeset 1304:a69e5a67685c

Update hgrc documentation to refer to Windows paths.
author Bryan O'Sullivan <>
date Wed, 21 Sep 2005 15:44:35 -0700
parents 2dc06dd76ff4
children d4a555646460
files doc/hgrc.5.txt
diffstat 1 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/doc/hgrc.5.txt	Wed Sep 21 15:27:00 2005 -0700
+++ b/doc/hgrc.5.txt	Wed Sep 21 15:44:35 2005 -0700
@@ -15,18 +15,22 @@
-Mercurial reads configuration data from three files:
+Mercurial reads configuration data from up to three files, if they
+exist.  The names of these files depend on the system on which
+Mercurial is installed.
+(Unix)    /etc/mercurial/hgrc::
+(Windows) C:\Mercurial\Mercurial.ini::
     Options in this global configuration file apply to all Mercurial
     commands executed by any user in any directory.
+(Unix)    $HOME/.hgrc::
+(Windows) C:\Documents and Settings\USERNAME\Mercurial.ini
     Per-user configuration options that apply to all Mercurial commands,
     no matter from which directory they are run.  Values in this file
     override global settings.
+(Unix, Windows) <repo>/.hg/hgrc::
     Per-repository configuration options that only apply in a
     particular repository.  This file is not version-controlled, and
     will not get transferred during a "clone" operation.  Values in