This extension is currently being distributed along with Mercurial.
Author: Marco Barisione
This extension purges all files and directories not being tracked by Mercurial in the current repository.
It'll remove unknown files and empty directories by default. With the --all option, it will also remove ignored files.
It keeps added files and (unmodified or modified) tracked files.
Just add a new entry in the extensions section of the mercurial configuration file (hgrc):
[extensions] purge = #or, if purge.py not in the hgext dir: #purge =/path/to/purge.py
To purge the repository contents:
To list the files that would be removed by running the previous command use it with the --print option:
hg purge --print