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authorLars Hjemli <hjemli@gmail.com>2012-03-18 21:01:28 +0000
committerLars Hjemli <hjemli@gmail.com>2012-03-18 21:01:28 +0000
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parentMerge branch 'jp/defbranch' (diff)
parentui_plain: automatically lookup mimetype when mimetype-file is set (diff)
Merge branch 'fh/mimetypes'
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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