Setting up Mercurial

Setting up Mercurial

I've been working on setting up version control on a company LAN using the setup described in this tutorial.

The central repository is located on a Mac OS, with the developers running either a Windows or a Mac OS. The developers are then pushing and pulling from the central repository to a local repository without any issues.

Then I noticed that the central repository folder appears duplicated in Windows Explorer ('CentralRepo' and 'CentralRepo-1'), yet when logged in as admin on the Mac OS hosting the central repository, this folder cannot be located. The duplicated folder can only be seen on a Windows computer.

Is it a temp folder? Is there anything that can be done to remove this duplicated folder?

I raised this question on stackoverflow, and I got the following prompt response from Robin Green.

"I don't think this has anything to do with Mercurial. It's just some Windows or Samba screwiness. Because of the nature of a DVCS, you should never need to use Explorer to view the remote repo, so just ignore it."

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1. Jacl wrote:
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Wed, July 6, 2011 @ 12:53 PM

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