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authorJonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>2013-04-16 22:26:00 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2013-04-17 22:18:12 (GMT)
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gitweb/INSTALL: GITWEB_CONFIG_SYSTEM is for backward compatibility
Highlight that CONFIG_SYSTEM and /etc/gitweb.conf are meant to be the fallback configuration file in BUGS section of gitweb.conf documentation. This will hopefully help people who expect them to be a common default, which unfortunately came later in the history.
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@@ -857,6 +857,13 @@ adding the following lines to your gitweb configuration file:
$known_snapshot_formats{'zip'}{'disabled'} = 1;
$known_snapshot_formats{'tgz'}{'compressor'} = ['gzip','-6'];
+BUGS
+----
+Debugging would be easier if the fallback configuration file
+(`/etc/gitweb.conf`) and environment variable to override its location
+('GITWEB_CONFIG_SYSTEM') had names reflecting their "fallback" role.
+The current names are kept to avoid breaking working setups.
+
ENVIRONMENT
-----------
The location of per-instance and system-wide configuration files can be