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authorRoberto Tyley <roberto.tyley@gmail.com>2014-02-18 21:42:22 (GMT)
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Documentation: fix documentation AsciiDoc links for external urls
Turns out that putting 'link:' before the 'http' is actually superfluous in AsciiDoc, as there's already a predefined macro to handle it. "http, https, [etc] URLs are rendered using predefined inline macros." http://www.methods.co.nz/asciidoc/userguide.html#_urls "Hypertext links to files on the local file system are specified using the link inline macro." http://www.methods.co.nz/asciidoc/userguide.html#_linking_to_local_documents Despite being superfluous, the reference implementation of AsciiDoc tolerates the extra 'link:' and silently removes it, giving a functioning link in the generated HTML. However, AsciiDoctor (the Ruby implementation of AsciiDoc used to render the http://git-scm.com/ site) does /not/ have this behaviour, and so generates broken links, as can be seen here: http://git-scm.com/docs/git-cvsimport (links to cvs2git & parsecvs) http://git-scm.com/docs/git-filter-branch (link to The BFG) It's worth noting that after this change, the html generated by 'make html' in the git project is identical, and all links still work. Signed-off-by: Roberto Tyley <roberto.tyley@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -21,8 +21,8 @@ DESCRIPTION
*WARNING:* `git cvsimport` uses cvsps version 2, which is considered
deprecated; it does not work with cvsps version 3 and later. If you are
performing a one-shot import of a CVS repository consider using
-link:http://cvs2svn.tigris.org/cvs2git.html[cvs2git] or
-link:https://github.com/BartMassey/parsecvs[parsecvs].
+http://cvs2svn.tigris.org/cvs2git.html[cvs2git] or
+https://github.com/BartMassey/parsecvs[parsecvs].
Imports a CVS repository into Git. It will either create a new
repository, or incrementally import into an existing one.