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authorFerry Huberts <ferry.huberts@pelagic.nl>2011-07-19 10:51:58 +0200
committerLars Hjemli <hjemli@gmail.com>2011-07-19 09:30:07 +0000
commitd01c600c179593a53162a9d4e3040ecfc5078fdc (patch)
tree487f8afaefe7b5f09f05d0d3e3796aaff86b931a /cgitrc.5.txt
parentMakefile: fix oversight of not using $(DESTDIR) in uninstall (diff)
ui_plain: automatically lookup mimetype when mimetype-file is set
For sites that do not want to configure mime types by hand but still want the correct mime type for 'plain' blobs, configuring a mime type file is made possible. This is handy since such a file is normally already provided (at least on Linux systems). Also, this reflects the gitweb option '$mimetypes_file' Signed-off-by: Ferry Huberts <ferry.huberts@pelagic.nl> Signed-off-by: Lars Hjemli <hjemli@gmail.com>
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@@ -226,6 +226,17 @@ mimetype.<ext>::
Set the mimetype for the specified filename extension. This is used
by the `plain` command when returning blob content.
+ Specifies the file to use for automatic mimetype lookup. If specified
+ then this field is used as a fallback when no "mimetype.<ext>" match is
+ found. If unspecified then no such lookup is performed. The typical file
+ to use on a Linux system is /etc/mime.types. Default value: none. See
+ also: "mimetype.<ext>". The format of the file must comply to:
+ - a comment line is an empty line or a line starting with a hash (#),
+ optionally preceded by whitespace
+ - a non-comment line starts with the mimetype (like image/png), followed
+ by one or more file extensions (like jpg), all separated by whitespace
Text which will be used as the formatstring for a hyperlink when a
submodule is printed in a directory listing. The arguments for the