Ability to download given revision as one zip file.

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Fri Aug 19 01:16:18 CDT 2005

On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 05:36:01AM +0200, Wojciech Mi?kowski wrote:
> Hello,
> First I want to thank Matt and all of those who are contributing to 
> Mercurial. It's very promising tool, and I chosen it already for my job.
> I spent last few hours hacking a little on it, and I implemented ability 
> to download given revision of tree via hgweb as zip file.
> I think it can be useful for those, who are interested in trying 
> particular revisions but don't want to download whole repository that is 
> useless for them.
> On the other hand I'm aware of problems that may occurs on big 
> repositories like Linux kernel. That amount of data may simply kill 
> servers, when people start to massively use and abuse it.
> In that case it should be an option to disable this feature.
> What do you think about it?

Nice. This needs an option flag like the one that currently exists to
disable pulls.

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