``bfiles`` is a Mercurial extension for handling large binary files.
You can enable it like any other Mercurial extension: add
bfiles = /path/to/bfiles.py
to the ``[extensions]`` section of your ``.hgrc`` or ``.hg/hgrc`` file.
See usage.txt for information on using the extension.
If you want to hack on bfiles, design.txt contains obsolete but
easy-to-read design information. The source code is the final word,
To run the tests, you need a Mercurial source directory for the testing
infrastructure. The easiest way to do this is to clone hg-crew as a
sibling of hg-bfiles::
hg clone http://hg.intevation.org/mercurial/crew/ ../hg-crew
Then you can run the bfiles tests::
Everything you know about running Mercurial's tests applies here. For
example, you can test bfiles with different Mercurial versions easily::
hg -R ../hg-crew update 1.3.1