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Gerrit Code Review vs Mercurial: What are the differences?

What is Gerrit Code Review? OpenSource Git Code Review Tool. Gerrit is a self-hosted pre-commit code review tool. It serves as a Git hosting server with option to comment incoming changes. It is highly configurable and extensible with default guarding policies, webhooks, project access control and more.

What is Mercurial? A distributed version control system. Mercurial is dedicated to speed and efficiency with a sane user interface. It is written in Python. Mercurial's implementation and data structures are designed to be fast. You can generate diffs between revisions, or jump back in time within seconds.

Gerrit Code Review belongs to "Code Review" category of the tech stack, while Mercurial can be primarily classified under "Version Control System".

"Code review" is the top reason why over 6 developers like Gerrit Code Review, while over 15 developers mention "Easy-to-grasp system with nice tools" as the leading cause for choosing Mercurial.

According to the StackShare community, Mercurial has a broader approval, being mentioned in 26 company stacks & 16 developers stacks; compared to Gerrit Code Review, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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What is Gerrit Code Review?

Gerrit is a self-hosted pre-commit code review tool. It serves as a Git hosting server with option to comment incoming changes. It is highly configurable and extensible with default guarding policies, webhooks, project access control and more.

What is Mercurial?

Mercurial is dedicated to speed and efficiency with a sane user interface. It is written in Python. Mercurial's implementation and data structures are designed to be fast. You can generate diffs between revisions, or jump back in time within seconds.
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    What are some alternatives to Gerrit Code Review and Mercurial?
    GitLab
    GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
    GitHub
    GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
    ESLint
    A pluggable and configurable linter tool for identifying and reporting on patterns in JavaScript. Maintain your code quality with ease.
    SonarQube
    SonarQube provides an overview of the overall health of your source code and even more importantly, it highlights issues found on new code. With a Quality Gate set on your project, you will simply fix the Leak and start mechanically improving.
    Code Climate
    After each Git push, Code Climate analyzes your code for complexity, duplication, and common smells to determine changes in quality and surface technical debt hotspots.
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    How developers use Gerrit Code Review and Mercurial
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    IVS uses MercurialMercurial

    We now use only git. Getting out mercurial was a pain.

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    Tino Gehlert uses MercurialMercurial

    Easier and more suitable for small projects than git

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    Tino Gehlert uses MercurialMercurial

    Easier and more suitable for small projects than git

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    GadgetSteve uses MercurialMercurial

    User friendly python distributed VCS

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    WeeBull uses MercurialMercurial

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