Version number on trunk

Mark Wielaard mark at
Thu Aug 13 08:49:33 PDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-08-13 at 15:59 +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
> Lillian Angel wrote:
> >> I guess this is a bug on the server side.
> > 
> > As far as I know, the changes still go through with this error.
> >
> Ah, I see.  Thanks!

Yes they go through. But no notification is being send that it did.
And you are left with that lame error message :{

The repo on the server has the notify extension installed, so that an
email is being send whenever a change to the repo happens.
Something tries to sanitize the incoming commit to produce those emails.
Most likely you don't have a valid username set in your hgrc.
The script expects each commit to have at least an author with a valid
email address (and possible full name).

Please setup your ~/.hgrc (or icedtea repo .hg/hgrc) to contain your
full name and email address, something like:

username = Mark Wielaard <mark at>

That makes the email notifications work nicely. And makes sure each
commit from you has a fully identified author associated with it.

More background:



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