[Gsoc - 2016] Allow largefiles to be at a different location

Sean Farley sean at farley.io
Mon Feb 29 14:59:27 EST 2016

Piotr Listkiewicz <piotr.listkiewicz at gmail.com> writes:

> Hello,
> I am Piotr Listkiewicz (nicknamed liscju), Computer Science student from
> Cracow in Poland, maybe some of you remembers me from 3.6 Sprint in London.
> I am interested in working on "Allow largefiles to be at a different
> location" project, but i need guidance.


> First of all ,are there any easy bugs that you would recommend for the
> newcomer for largefile extension for familiarizing myself with the source
> code?

Mads, do you have any suggestions here?

> Secondly , are there any other documents that didn't mentioned at
> https://www.mercurial-scm.org/wiki/SummerOfCode/Ideas2016 that would be
> helpful for familiarizing myself with largefile and project subject in
> general?

I would start with just creating a test repo that has a largefile in it
and play around with pushing that to a test server. If you need a test
server, lemme know and I can try to set one up.

> I would be interested in any piece of advice what should i do, how to start
> working on the project and all relevant information as well.

Are you on IRC? We could brainstorm there.

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