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authorRafael Garcia-Suarez <rgarciasuarez@gmail.com>2008-04-17 11:45:52 (GMT)
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Spelling fixes in the gitweb documentation
Mostly spelling and grammar nits. Signed-off-by: Rafael Garcia-Suarez <rgarciasuarez@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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+++ b/gitweb/INSTALL
@@ -29,40 +29,40 @@ Build time configuration
See also "How to configure gitweb for your local system" in README
file for gitweb (in gitweb/README).
-- There are many configuration variables which affects building of
+- There are many configuration variables which affect building of
gitweb.cgi; see "default configuration for gitweb" section in main
(top dir) Makefile, and instructions for building gitweb/gitweb.cgi
target.
- One of most important is where to find git wrapper binary. Gitweb
- tries to find git wrapper at $(bindir)/git, so you have to set $bindir
+ One of the most important is where to find the git wrapper binary. Gitweb
+ tries to find the git wrapper at $(bindir)/git, so you have to set $bindir
when building gitweb.cgi, or $prefix from which $bindir is derived. If
- you build and install gitweb together with the rest of git suite,
+ you build and install gitweb together with the rest of the git suite,
there should be no problems. Otherwise, if git was for example
installed from a binary package, you have to set $prefix (or $bindir)
accordingly.
- Another important issue is where are git repositories you want to make
- available to gitweb. By default gitweb search for repositories under
+ available to gitweb. By default gitweb searches for repositories under
/pub/git; if you want to have projects somewhere else, like /home/git,
use GITWEB_PROJECTROOT build configuration variable.
By default all git repositories under projectroot are visible and
- available to gitweb. List of projects is generated by default by
+ available to gitweb. The list of projects is generated by default by
scanning the projectroot directory for git repositories. This can be
changed (configured) as described in "Gitweb repositories" section
below.
- Note that gitweb deals directly with object database, and does not
- need working directory; the name of the project is the name of its
+ Note that gitweb deals directly with the object database, and does not
+ need a working directory; the name of the project is the name of its
repository object database, usually projectname.git for bare
repositories. If you want to provide gitweb access to non-bare (live)
- repository, you can make projectname.git symbolic link under
+ repositories, you can make projectname.git a symbolic link under
projectroot linking to projectname/.git (but it is just
a suggestion).
- You can control where gitweb tries to find its main CSS style file,
- its favicon and logo with GITWEB_CSS, GITWEB_FAVICON and GITWEB_LOGO
+ its favicon and logo with the GITWEB_CSS, GITWEB_FAVICON and GITWEB_LOGO
build configuration variables. By default gitweb tries to find them
in the same directory as gitweb.cgi script.
@@ -91,17 +91,17 @@ Gitweb config file
See also "Runtime gitweb configuration" section in README file
for gitweb (in gitweb/README).
-- You can configure gitweb further using gitweb configuration file;
- by default it is file named gitweb_config.perl in the same place as
- gitweb.cgi script. You can control default place for config file
- using GITWEB_CONFIG build configuration variable, and you can set it
- using GITWEB_CONFIG environmental variable. If this file does not
+- You can configure gitweb further using the gitweb configuration file;
+ by default this is a file named gitweb_config.perl in the same place as
+ gitweb.cgi script. You can control the default place for the config file
+ using the GITWEB_CONFIG build configuration variable, and you can set it
+ using the GITWEB_CONFIG environment variable. If this file does not
exist, gitweb looks for a system-wide configuration file, normally
/etc/gitweb.conf. You can change the default using the
GITWEB_CONFIG_SYSTEM build configuration variable, and override it
- through GITWEB_CONFIG_SYSTEM environmental variable.
+ through the GITWEB_CONFIG_SYSTEM environment variable.
-- Gitweb config file is [fragment] of perl code. You can set variables
+- The gitweb config file is a fragment of perl code. You can set variables
using "our $variable = value"; text from "#" character until the end
of a line is ignored. See perlsyn(1) for details.
@@ -128,36 +128,37 @@ Gitweb repositories
-------------------
- By default all git repositories under projectroot are visible and
- available to gitweb. List of projects is generated by default by
+ available to gitweb. The list of projects is generated by default by
scanning the projectroot directory for git repositories (for object
databases to be more exact).
- You can provide pre-generated list of [visible] repositories,
+ You can provide a pre-generated list of [visible] repositories,
together with information about their owners (the project ownership
- is taken from owner of repository directory otherwise), by setting
- GITWEB_LIST build configuration variable (or $projects_list variable
- in gitweb config file) to point to a plain file.
-
- Each line of projects list file should consist of url-encoded path
- to project repository database (relative to projectroot) separated
- by space from url-encoded project owner; spaces in both project path
- and project owner have to be encoded as either '%20' or '+'.
-
- You can generate projects list index file using project_index action
- (the 'TXT' link on projects list page) directly from gitweb.
-
-- By default even if project is not visible on projects list page, you
- can view it nevertheless by hand-crafting gitweb URL. You can set
- GITWEB_STRICT_EXPORT build configuration variable (or $strict_export
- variable in gitweb config file) to only allow viewing of
+ defaults to the owner of the repository directory otherwise), by setting
+ the GITWEB_LIST build configuration variable (or the $projects_list
+ variable in the gitweb config file) to point to a plain file.
+
+ Each line of the projects list file should consist of the url-encoded path
+ to the project repository database (relative to projectroot), followed
+ by the url-encoded project owner on the same line (separated by a space).
+ Spaces in both project path and project owner have to be encoded as either
+ '%20' or '+'.
+
+ You can generate the projects list index file using the project_index
+ action (the 'TXT' link on projects list page) directly from gitweb.
+
+- By default, even if a project is not visible on projects list page, you
+ can view it nevertheless by hand-crafting a gitweb URL. You can set the
+ GITWEB_STRICT_EXPORT build configuration variable (or the $strict_export
+ variable in the gitweb config file) to only allow viewing of
repositories also shown on the overview page.
- Alternatively, you can configure gitweb to only list and allow
- viewing of the explicitly exported repositories, via
- GITWEB_EXPORT_OK build configuration variable (or $export_ok
+ viewing of the explicitly exported repositories, via the
+ GITWEB_EXPORT_OK build configuration variable (or the $export_ok
variable in gitweb config file). If it evaluates to true, gitweb
- show repository only if this file exists in its object database
- (if directory has the magic file $export_ok).
+ shows repositories only if this file exists in its object database
+ (if directory has the magic file named $export_ok).
Generating projects list using gitweb
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~