[brailleblaster] Re: Where can I find Mercurial for the Mac?

  • From: Michael Whapples <mwhapples@xxxxxxx>
  • To: brailleblaster@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2011 14:25:09 +0100

The official mercurial website has installer packages for the Mac. On the 
actual downloads page it has different versions for which version of MacOSX you 
are running. Make sure you choose your correct version of MacOSX as it relies 
on the python version included in MacOSX and it is different for different 
versions of MacOSX (eg. in Lion it is python 2.7 but in snow leopard it is 

Here is a direct link to the downloads page for mercurial 

Michael Whapples
On 23 Jul 2011, at 12:28, John J. Boyer wrote:

> Installing Mercurial from source is tricky, so i would like the 
> equivalent of an rpm that includes all dependencies, even a version of 
> Python.
> Incidentally, it turned tou that the version of pkg-config to use for an 
> initial install is 0.22. The version I initially downloaded, 0.26, is 
> evidentally intended as an upgrade. 0.22 works fine.
> John
> -- 
> John J. Boyer; President, Chief Software Developer
> Abilitiessoft, Inc.
> http://www.abilitiessoft.com
> Madison, Wisconsin USA
> Developing software for people with disabilities

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