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commit 859d106d5e8d884bf8f25b2ceea8600b2987c387
parent be6991c1e42d548848bf2f51fd9910d14b5bdf40
Author: Lars Hjemli <>
Date:   Mon, 13 Jun 2011 22:02:02 +0000

Merge branch 'stable'


Mcgitrc.5.txt | 30++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
1 file changed, 26 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/cgitrc.5.txt b/cgitrc.5.txt @@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ agefile:: cache-root:: Path used to store the cgit cache entries. Default value: - "/var/cache/cgit". + "/var/cache/cgit". See also: "MACRO EXPANSION". cache-dynamic-ttl:: Number which specifies the time-to-live, in minutes, for the cached @@ -161,7 +161,7 @@ header:: include:: Name of a configfile to include before the rest of the current config- - file is parsed. Default value: none. + file is parsed. Default value: none. See also: "MACRO EXPANSION". index-header:: The content of the file specified with this option will be included @@ -243,7 +243,8 @@ noheader:: project-list:: A list of subdirectories inside of scan-path, relative to it, that should loaded as git repositories. This must be defined prior to - scan-path. Default value: none. See also: scan-path. + scan-path. Default value: none. See also: scan-path, "MACRO + EXPANSION". readme:: Text which will be used as default value for "repo.readme". Default @@ -295,7 +296,8 @@ scan-path:: scan-path loads only the directories listed in the file pointed to by project-list. Be advised that only the global settings taken before the scan-path directive will be applied to each repository. - Default value: none. See also: cache-scanrc-ttl, project-list. + Default value: none. See also: cache-scanrc-ttl, project-list, + "MACRO EXPANSION". section:: The name of the current repository section - all repositories defined @@ -492,6 +494,26 @@ allocated buffer within cgit then only the environment variables that fit in the allocated buffer are handed to the filter. +MACRO EXPANSION +--------------- +The following cgitrc options supports a simple macro expansion feature, +where tokens prefixed with "$" are replaced with the value of a similary +named environment variable: + +- cache-root +- include +- project-list +- scan-path + +Macro expansion will also happen on the content of $CGIT_CONFIG, if +defined. + +One usage of this feature is virtual hosting, which in its simplest form +can be accomplished by adding the following line to /etc/cgitrc: + + include=/etc/cgitrc.d/$HTTP_HOST + + EXAMPLE CGITRC FILE -------------------