hg identify [-nibtB] [-r REV] [SOURCE]

aliases: id

identify the working copy or specified revision

    Print a summary identifying the repository state at REV using one or two
    parent hash identifiers, followed by a "+" if the working directory has
    uncommitted changes, the branch name (if not default), a list of tags, and
    a list of bookmarks.

    When REV is not given, print a summary of the current state of the

    Specifying a path to a repository root or Mercurial bundle will cause
    lookup to operate on that repository/bundle.


    - generate a build identifier for the working directory:

        hg id --id > build-id.dat

    - find the revision corresponding to a tag:

        hg id -n -r 1.3

    - check the most recent revision of a remote repository:

        hg id -r tip http://selenic.com/hg/

    Returns 0 if successful.


 -r --rev REV       identify the specified revision
 -n --num           show local revision number
 -i --id            show global revision id
 -b --branch        show branch
 -t --tags          show tags
 -B --bookmarks     show bookmarks
 -e --ssh CMD       specify ssh command to use
    --remotecmd CMD specify hg command to run on the remote side
    --insecure      do not verify server certificate (ignoring web.cacerts

global options:

 -R --repository REPO   repository root directory or name of overlay bundle
    --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 'section.name=value')
    --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

[+] marked option can be specified multiple times