Author: Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason@zx2c4.com>
Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 20:30:57 +0200
cgitrc.5: information on directory traversal and multiple readme files
Signed-off-by: Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason@zx2c4.com>
1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
diff --git a/cgitrc.5.txt b/cgitrc.5.txt
@@ -29,9 +29,10 @@ GLOBAL SETTINGS
Specifies a command which will be invoked to format the content of
about pages (both top-level and for each repository). The command will
- get the content of the about-file on its STDIN, and the STDOUT from the
- command will be included verbatim on the about page. Default value:
- none. See also: "FILTER API".
+ get the content of the about-file on its STDIN, the name of the file
+ as the first argument, and the STDOUT from the command will be
+ included verbatim on the about page. Default value: none. See
+ also: "FILTER API".
Specifies a path, relative to each repository path, which can be used
@@ -288,8 +289,9 @@ project-list::
- Text which will be used as default value for "repo.readme". Default
- value: none.
+ Text which will be used as default value for "repo.readme". Multiple
+ files may be specified, separated by a space, and cgit will use the
+ first found file in this list. Default value: none.
If set to "1" and scan-path is enabled, if any repositories are found
@@ -507,7 +509,10 @@ repo.readme::
git refspec by head or by hash by prepending the refspec followed by
a colon. For example, "master:docs/readme.mkd". If the value begins
with a colon, i.e. ":docs/readme.rst", the default branch of the
- repository will be used. Default value: <readme>.
+ repository will be used. Sharing any file will expose that entire
+ directory tree to the "/about/PATH" endpoints, so be sure that there
+ are no non-public files located in the same directory as the readme
+ file. Default value: <readme>.
A mask of allowed snapshot-formats for this repo, restricted by the