hg log -v -r tip:-5
hg log -r -2
hg log -p -r tip

hg log -v -p -r 4dfc32ade0ad

hg log -M -b my_branch_name -d -7



show changesets within the given named branch


show revisions matching date spec (hg help dates)


do not show merges


will show you the diff for that revision number.


revision number (or changeset id). Negative values e.g. -5 refer to 5 revisions into the past.



For options to follow history, see the cat command…