March 2014 Entries

Using BeyondCompare 4 with Tortoise HG 2.11.1 (and possibly all 2.x previous)

So, I started off following the Using Beyond Compare with Version Control Systems knowledge base article on Scooter Software’s pages, and all seemed to be going well, but unfortunately it didn’t stay that way. In effect whenever I did a diff it would open Beyond Compare 4 (BC4) and not show the diff. Not good. So I did what we’d all do – raised a question on their support forums, which went well, fast responses, but didn’t fix it. Which is unfortunate, so I started reading up about how HG knows about ......