Easy Node.JS Hg wrapper with support for SSH keys. By default, the Hg CLI
tool will only use the SSH key of the current user (e.g.
In order to be able to use Hg with an arbitrary SSH key, a wrapper shell script to invoke
ssh -i <key> must be written and the ui.ssh option
must point to that script (--config ui.ssh=).
Mercurane wraps all this plumbing for you. Simply pass the SSH private key you wish to run Hg with as a string argument and let Mercurane do the rest. Mercurane will clean up the temporary wrapper script after it is done.
Mercurane is available in NPM.
npm install mercurane
var fs =var mercurane =var path =// Use current working dirvar baseDir = process// Read private key from ~/.ssh/id_dsavar privKey = fsmercurane
Mercurane comes with tests. To run, simply execute
Mercurane is released under a BSD license. It is a fork of Gitane originally written by Niall O'Higgins firstname.lastname@example.org (http://niallohiggins.com)
Niall O'Higgins email@example.com (http://niallohiggins.com) for doing the hard work of writing Gitane.
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