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Bitbucket to remove Mercurial by June 1, 2020

3:31 am on Aug 22, 2019 (gmt 0)

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"After much consideration, we’ve decided to remove Mercurial support from Bitbucket Cloud and its API," said Chan. "Mercurial features and repositories will be officially removed from Bitbucket and its API on June 1, 2020."

On February 1, 2020, users will no longer be able to create new Mercurial repos.

Developers have mused about the death of Mercurial for years as Git adoption has soared, despite Mercurial's ongoing use at companies like Facebook, Google, and Mozilla.

If you make use of these services, the above changes will come within 10 months, so be prepared.


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