access control via http/https

Jan Hudec bulb at
Mon Sep 26 02:27:13 CDT 2005

On Sun, Sep 25, 2005 at 23:24:27 -0700, TK Soh wrote:
> I wonder if it is possible to implement access control that restrict http/https
> access to a selected list of users, including browsing of repo with a web
> browser. Perhaps something similar to 'cvs login'?
> Currently we can published our repos via http, but that pretty allow everyone
> within the network access the repos. Would be nice if I can just create a list
> in .hg/hgrc to control the access.

If you are using hg as CGI, use the web server's access control tools.
.htaccess with the right setting should do the trick.

						 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec <bulb at>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
Url :

More information about the Mercurial mailing list