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authorJakub Narebski <jnareb@gmail.com>2007-03-26 01:34:41 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>2007-03-26 05:22:33 (GMT)
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gitweb: Add example of config file and how to generate projects list to gitweb/INSTALL
Add simple example of config file (turning on and allowing override of a few %features). Also example config file and script to generate list of projects in a format that can be used as GITWEB_LIST / $projects_list. Signed-off-by: Jakub Narebski <jnareb@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
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@@ -103,9 +103,25 @@ for gitweb (in gitweb/README).
See the top of gitweb.perl file for examples of customizable options.
+Config file example
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
-Gitweb repositories:
---------------------
+To enable blame, pickaxe search, and snapshot support, while allowing
+individual projects to turn them off, put the following in your
+GITWEB_CONFIG file:
+
+ $feature{'blame'}{'default'} = [1];
+ $feature{'blame'}{'override'} = 1;
+
+ $feature{'pickaxe'}{'default'} = [1];
+ $feature{'pickaxe'}{'override'} = 1;
+
+ $feature{'snapshot'}{'default'} = ['x-gzip', 'gz', 'gzip'];
+ $feature{'snapshot'}{'override'} = 1;
+
+
+Gitweb repositories
+-------------------
- By default all git repositories under projectroot are visible and
available to gitweb. List of projects is generated by default by
@@ -139,6 +155,31 @@ Gitweb repositories:
show repository only if this file exists in its object database
(if directory has the magic file $export_ok).
+Generating projects list using gitweb
+~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+
+We assume that GITWEB_CONFIG has its default Makefile value, namely
+gitweb_config.perl. Put the following in gitweb_make_index.perl file:
+
+ $GITWEB_CONFIG = "gitweb_config.perl";
+ do $GITWEB_CONFIG if -e $GITWEB_CONFIG;
+
+ $projects_list = $projectroot;
+
+Then create the following script to get list of project in the format
+suitable for GITWEB_LIST build configuration variable (or
+$projects_list variable in gitweb config):
+
+ #!/bin/sh
+
+ export GITWEB_CONFIG="gitweb_make_index.perl"
+ export GATEWAY_INTERFACE="CGI/1.1"
+ export HTTP_ACCEPT="*/*"
+ export REQUEST_METHOD="GET"
+ export QUERY_STRING="a=project_index"
+
+ perl -- /var/www/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi
+
Requirements
------------