.. -*- rst -*-
Integration of largefiles and hgweb
The standard largefiles extension has no integration with the
Mercurial webserver started by ``hg serve`` or by Apache.
In particular, this means that the manifest view will show the
Also, directories containing nothing but largefiles don't show up as
normal directories in the manifest view -- they are only shown inside
the ``.hglf/`` directory.
This extension overrides the manifest view so that largefiles are
shown in-place. This makes it possible to see the real directory
structure when browsing in hgweb.
Load the extension by adding a reference to this directory::
hgweb-largefiles = /path/to/this/directory/
The extension works with Mercurial 2.0 and later.
* While the largefiles appear to be integrated with the normal files,
the links still go to the *standin* files. This makes it possible to
see the file log for a largefile, but all patches show the changes
to the version controlled hash value.
* It is now an error to browse the ``.hglf/`` directory directly in
hgweb. Going to ::
returns a "404 Not Found" error page
This extension was written by `aragost Trifork`_ for a client. Feel
free to contact Martin Geisler <firstname.lastname@example.org> discuss any further
improvements to the extension.
.. _aragost Trifork: http://aragost.com/mercurial/
The extension is licensed under the GNU GPL version 2 or later. Please
see the ``COPYING`` file for details.