For me it was pretty straight forward getting Gitweb running on our
servers. The apache config is pretty much like this (I've removed some
https auth thing for brevity):
Alias /gitweb /usr/share/gitweb
Options FollowSymLinks +ExecCGI
AddHandler cgi-script .cgi
$projectroot = "/git";
and /git is a symbolic link to /var/git/, where our repos are located.
Can you tell us which operating system (and version) you are installing on?
What version of Apache and git/gitweb are installed?
Which recipes and how-to's are your setup based on?
Could it be a permission issue? Does the web server process user have
permission to read the contents of /home/git ?
On Friday, June 22, 2012 2:00:26 PM UTC+2, Sridhar Pandurangaiah wrote:
> I am attempting to create an authoritative repository on one of my
> Rackspace servers. I have already created the bare repositories and moved
> them to the directory /home/git on Rackspace. I have a user named GIT (and
> hence a group of the same name) and have created other users in my team and
> assigned them to this group called "GIT". Moved two bare repositories on to
> the Rackspace server using SSH. (Had some teething issues wrt to
> permissions that I resolved, see my previous post).
> I'm attempting to configure gitweb so that I can access my git web
> interface from git.mycompanyname.net. I run several hosts on apache so my
> Vhost configuration for GIT is as follows
> <VirtualHost *:80>
> ServerName git.mycompany.net
> DocumentRoot /usr/share/gitweb
> <Directory /usr/share/gitweb/>
> Options ExecCGI +FollowSymLinks +SymLinksIfOwnerMatch
> AllowOverride All
> Order allow,deny
> Allow from all
> AddHandler cgi-script cgi
> DirectoryIndex gitweb.cgi
> I then changed the project directory in /etc/gitweb.conf
> $projectroot = "/home/git/";
> When I restart the apache server and visit git.mycompanyname.net
> I get a *404 - No projects found *page
> So I checked the ~/conf.d/gitweb configuration and made changes as
> suggested by some posts on the web and at present it looks like this
> RewriteEngine on
> #RewriteRule ^/gitweb/([a-zA-Z0-9_-]+.git)/?(?.*)?$ /cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi/$1
> RewriteRule ^[a-zA-Z0-9_\-]+\.git/?(\?.*)?$ /gitweb/$1 [L,PT]
> Alias /gitweb /home/git
> <Directory /home/git>
> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks ExecCGI
> DirectoryIndex /cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi
> AllowOverride None
> AddHandler cgi-script .cgi
> But still I have had no luck in gitweb displaying any of my repositories.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Best regards,
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