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= Project information =
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* <b>Author</b>: Originally written by Kay Sievers < kay.sievers@vrfy.org >
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* <b>Maintainer</b>: Git mailing list < git@vger.kernel.org >
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* <b>Repository</b>: From the git version 1.4.0 gitweb is bundled with git
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* <b>License</b>: GPLv2
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= Project description =
 
= Project description =
<b><i>Gitweb</b></i> is a [[Git]] web interface, the one working on http://www.kernel.org/git/. It is written in Perl, and can be used as a CGI script, or as a mod_perl legacy script (run by [[ModPerl]]::Registry handler). It allows browsing a git repository (or a set of git repositories) using a web browser.
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<b><i>Gitweb</b></i> is a [[Git]] web interface, the one working on http://www.kernel.org/git/. It is written in Perl, and can be used as a CGI script, or as a mod_perl legacy script (run by ModPerl::Registry handler). It allows browsing a git repository (or a set of git repositories) using a web browser.
  
 
Using gitweb you can browse directory trees at arbitrary revisions, view contents of files (blobs), see log or shortlog of a given branch, examine commits, commit messages and changes made by a given commit.  Gitweb can generate feeds in RSS or Atom format.  You can get any given version of a file; if not disabled you can download a snapshot of a given version of a project (project tree at given revision).  You can search (if it is not disabled) for commits by an author, added to repository by a comitter, commit with commit message (commit description) which includes some text.
 
Using gitweb you can browse directory trees at arbitrary revisions, view contents of files (blobs), see log or shortlog of a given branch, examine commits, commit messages and changes made by a given commit.  Gitweb can generate feeds in RSS or Atom format.  You can get any given version of a file; if not disabled you can download a snapshot of a given version of a project (project tree at given revision).  You can search (if it is not disabled) for commits by an author, added to repository by a comitter, commit with commit message (commit description) which includes some text.
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There even exists a <code><nowiki>git-instaweb</nowiki></code> script to setup gitweb and a web server for browsing the local repository.
 
There even exists a <code><nowiki>git-instaweb</nowiki></code> script to setup gitweb and a web server for browsing the local repository.
  
<b>See also:</b>
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== See also ==
  
 
* [[InterfacesFrontendsAndTools#gitweb:gitweb entry in [[InterfacesFrontendsAndTools]] page]]
 
* [[InterfacesFrontendsAndTools#gitweb:gitweb entry in [[InterfacesFrontendsAndTools]] page]]
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== Notable forks ==
 
== Notable forks ==
 
* [http://git.xmms.se/?p=gitweb-xmms2.git;a=summary gitweb-xmms2] (gitweb with XMMS2 project modifications) by Sham Chukoury. Forked off before gitweb was included in the git repository. Extra features (added usually in project specific way) include: committags support (i.e. <u>BUG(nn)</u> is hyperlink to appropriate issue in Mantis bug tracker), syntax highlighting in 'blob' view, generating anchors to function definitions with the help of on-the-fly generated tags file. It implemented snapshot support and had separate CSS file before mainline gitweb.
 
* [http://git.xmms.se/?p=gitweb-xmms2.git;a=summary gitweb-xmms2] (gitweb with XMMS2 project modifications) by Sham Chukoury. Forked off before gitweb was included in the git repository. Extra features (added usually in project specific way) include: committags support (i.e. <u>BUG(nn)</u> is hyperlink to appropriate issue in Mantis bug tracker), syntax highlighting in 'blob' view, generating anchors to function definitions with the help of on-the-fly generated tags file. It implemented snapshot support and had separate CSS file before mainline gitweb.
* [http://repo.or.cz/w/git/repo.git repo.or.cz] (custom gitweb patches) by Petr Baudis. Uses the current version of gitweb as base, has all features enabled. Includes extra scripts for creating and managing repositories, and integration with [http://repo.or.cz/w/git-browser.git/ git-browser], a graphical history viewer in [[JavaScript]].
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* [http://repo.or.cz/w/git/repo.git repo.or.cz] (custom gitweb patches) by Petr Baudis. Uses the current version of gitweb as base, has all features enabled. Includes extra scripts for creating and managing repositories, and integration with [http://repo.or.cz/w/git-browser.git/ git-browser], a graphical history viewer in JavaScript.
 
* [http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=git/warthog9/gitweb.git;a=summary kernel.org] (gitweb w/ caching) by John 'Warthog9' Hawley. Adds gitweb-specific caching support on top of generic gitweb. Split into many smaller modules.
 
* [http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=git/warthog9/gitweb.git;a=summary kernel.org] (gitweb w/ caching) by John 'Warthog9' Hawley. Adds gitweb-specific caching support on top of generic gitweb. Split into many smaller modules.
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== Other web interfaces ==
 
== Other web interfaces ==
 
* [http://hjemli.net/git/cgit/ cgit] by Lars Hjemli in C (compiled CGI), uses libgit.a, has builtin caching, fast
 
* [http://hjemli.net/git/cgit/ cgit] by Lars Hjemli in C (compiled CGI), uses libgit.a, has builtin caching, fast
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* [http://dan.chokola.com/wit/ Wit] ([http://dan.chokola.com/software/wit.rhtml homepage]) by Daniel Chokola in Ruby/eRuby. Easy setup, configuration (YAML), and customization (customizable CSS, templates), clean code.
 
* [http://dan.chokola.com/wit/ Wit] ([http://dan.chokola.com/software/wit.rhtml homepage]) by Daniel Chokola in Ruby/eRuby. Easy setup, configuration (YAML), and customization (customizable CSS, templates), clean code.
 
* [http://zackb.org/git-php/git.php git-php] ([http://code.google.com/p/git-php/ homepage]) by Zack Bartel in PHP. Goals: robust, customizable. Gitweb look-alike.
 
* [http://zackb.org/git-php/git.php git-php] ([http://code.google.com/p/git-php/ homepage]) by Zack Bartel in PHP. Goals: robust, customizable. Gitweb look-alike.
= Project information =
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* <b>Author</b>: Originally written by Kay Sievers < kay.sievers@vrfy.org >
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* <b>Maintainer</b>: Git mailing list < git@vger.kernel.org >
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* <b>Repository</b>: From the git version 1.4.0 gitweb is bundled with git
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* <b>License</b>: GPLv2
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  [[CategoryTools]] [[CategoryWebInterfaces]]
 
  [[CategoryTools]] [[CategoryWebInterfaces]]
  
 
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Revision as of 13:31, 12 November 2007

Project information

  • Author: Originally written by Kay Sievers < kay.sievers@vrfy.org >
  • Maintainer: Git mailing list < git@vger.kernel.org >
  • Repository: From the git version 1.4.0 gitweb is bundled with git
  • License: GPLv2

Project description

Gitweb</b> is a Git web interface, the one working on http://www.kernel.org/git/. It is written in Perl, and can be used as a CGI script, or as a mod_perl legacy script (run by ModPerl::Registry handler). It allows browsing a git repository (or a set of git repositories) using a web browser.

Using gitweb you can browse directory trees at arbitrary revisions, view contents of files (blobs), see log or shortlog of a given branch, examine commits, commit messages and changes made by a given commit. Gitweb can generate feeds in RSS or Atom format. You can get any given version of a file; if not disabled you can download a snapshot of a given version of a project (project tree at given revision). You can search (if it is not disabled) for commits by an author, added to repository by a comitter, commit with commit message (commit description) which includes some text.

There even exists a git-instaweb script to setup gitweb and a web server for browsing the local repository.

See also

Documentation

  • please add.

Notable forks

  • gitweb-xmms2 (gitweb with XMMS2 project modifications) by Sham Chukoury. Forked off before gitweb was included in the git repository. Extra features (added usually in project specific way) include: committags support (i.e. BUG(nn) is hyperlink to appropriate issue in Mantis bug tracker), syntax highlighting in 'blob' view, generating anchors to function definitions with the help of on-the-fly generated tags file. It implemented snapshot support and had separate CSS file before mainline gitweb.
  • repo.or.cz (custom gitweb patches) by Petr Baudis. Uses the current version of gitweb as base, has all features enabled. Includes extra scripts for creating and managing repositories, and integration with git-browser, a graphical history viewer in JavaScript.
  • kernel.org (gitweb w/ caching) by John 'Warthog9' Hawley. Adds gitweb-specific caching support on top of generic gitweb. Split into many smaller modules.

Other web interfaces

  • cgit by Lars Hjemli in C (compiled CGI), uses libgit.a, has builtin caching, fast
  • wit (download) by Christian Meder in Python, uses PATH_INFO extensively. (defunct, no longer maintained)
  • gitarella (homepage) by Flameeyes in Ruby, supports CGI and FastCGI interfaces. Inspired by gitweb.
  • Wit (homepage) by Daniel Chokola in Ruby/eRuby. Easy setup, configuration (YAML), and customization (customizable CSS, templates), clean code.
  • git-php (homepage) by Zack Bartel in PHP. Goals: robust, customizable. Gitweb look-alike.

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