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I run mercurial-server to host hg repositories. I have a windows machine with tortoise hg. Is there any way for tortoise hg to connect to the server to query what repositories are available?

The most common use case when I a priori know the exact repository path is already covered. I'm thinking about sometimes when I don't know exactly which repository something is in and I want to explore.

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Zeroconf extension on both sides

Zeroconf-enabled repositories will be announced in a network without the need to configure a server or a service. They can be discovered without knowing their actual IP address.

You can discover Zeroconf-enabled repositories by running hg paths:

$ hg paths
zc-test = http://example.com:8000/test
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