neocgit

a more 'modern' version of cgit
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commit 5a217ed3e04a6ef7b066ded446582c0dd0fc5d3e
parent ded9393b173853d2e960f9b176aeb0bc4ed35be2
Author: Lars Hjemli <hjemli@gmail.com>
Date:   Fri, 11 May 2007 12:13:15 +0200

Update README with submodule build info

Signed-off-by: Lars Hjemli <hjemli@gmail.com>

Diffstat:
MREADME | 52+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------
1 file changed, 39 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README b/README @@ -8,19 +8,35 @@ builtin cache to decrease server io-pressure. Installation - $ make gitsrc=<path> + $ make $ su - $ make prefix=<path> install + $ make install +This will install cgit.cgi and cgit.css into "/var/www/htdocs/cgit". -Default value for gitsrc is "../git", and this directory should contain the -git sources. +Note: The initial "make" will create a submodule 'git' and clone the git +repository at git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/git/git.git in it. If you +already have a local git git repository that you want to use as origin +for the submodule, run -Default value for prefix is "/var/www/htdocs/cgit". This directory will -contain "cgit.cgi" and "cgit.css" after 'make install'. + $ git clone -s <path-to-git-repo> git + $ ./submodules.sh -u -After installation, httpd.conf probably must be updated with a Directory- -section for cgit, possibly something like this: +before running "make". + + +Dependencies + + -git (1.5.2-rc0 or newer, due to git submodule) installed + -zip lib + -crypto lib + -openssl lib + + +Apache configuration + +A new Directory-section must probably be added for cgit, possibly something +like this: <Directory "/var/www/htdocs/cgit/"> AllowOverride None @@ -33,23 +49,33 @@ section for cgit, possibly something like this: Runtime configuration The file /etc/cgitrc is read by cgit before handling a request. In addition -to runtime parameters, this file also contains a list of the repositories +to runtime parameters, this file also contains a list of the repositories displayed by cgit. A template cgitrc is shipped with the sources, and all parameters and default -values are documented in this file. +values are documented in this file. The cache -When cgit is invoked it looks for a cachefile matching the request and -returns it to the client. If no such cachefile exist (or if it has expired), +When cgit is invoked it looks for a cachefile matching the request and +returns it to the client. If no such cachefile exist (or if it has expired), the content for the request is written into the proper cachefile before the file is returned. -If the cachefile has expired but cgit is unable to obtain a lock for it, the +If the cachefile has expired but cgit is unable to obtain a lock for it, the stale cachefile is returned to the client. This is done to favour page throughput over page freshness. The generated content contains the complete response to the client, including the http-headers "Modified" and "Expires". + + +The mis(sing) features + +Submodule links in the directory listing page have a fixed format per +repository. This should probably be extended to a generic map between +submodule path and url. + + +The end.