Help: cat

hg cat [OPTION]... FILE...

output the current or given revision of files

Print the specified files as they were at the given revision. If no revision is given, the parent of the working directory is used.

Output may be to a file, in which case the name of the file is given using a format string. The formatting rules are the same as for the export command, with the following additions:

basename of file being printed
dirname of file being printed, or '.' if in repository root
root-relative path name of file being printed

Returns 0 on success.


-o --output FORMAT print output to file with formatted name
-r --rev REV print the given revision
--decode apply any matching decode filter
-I --include PATTERN [+] include names matching the given patterns
-X --exclude PATTERN [+] exclude names matching the given patterns

[+] marked option can be specified multiple times

global options:

-R --repository REPO repository root directory or name of overlay bundle file
--cwd DIR change working directory
-y --noninteractive do not prompt, automatically pick the first choice for all prompts
-q --quiet suppress output
-v --verbose enable additional output
--config CONFIG [+] set/override config option (use '')
--debug enable debugging output
--debugger start debugger
--encoding ENCODE set the charset encoding (default: ascii)
--encodingmode MODE set the charset encoding mode (default: strict)
--traceback always print a traceback on exception
--time time how long the command takes
--profile print command execution profile
--version output version information and exit
-h --help display help and exit
--hidden consider hidden changesets

[+] marked option can be specified multiple times