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The Skara CLI tools are fully backwards compatible with the traditional OpenJDK tools for Mercurial (defpath, jcheck and webrev). That means that if you have the Skara CLI tools installed, then you can also use them for interacting with OpenJDK Mercurial repositories.
Mercurial for macOS is distributed via Homebrew. Start by installing Homebrew, then install Mercurial:
Install Mercurial from https://www.mercurial-scm.org/downloads. You can use either the Inno Setup installer or the MSI installer.
Skara CLI Tools
To install the Skara CLI tools for Mercurial, simply clone the Skara repository and enable the Skara Mercurial extension:
The Skara tooling will build itself the first time you use any of the Skara commands. To check that everything works run
hg skara help.
To update the Skara CLI tools, just run:
Note: as can be seen above,
webrev is now a Mercurial extension, it is no longer invoked as