On Friday, June 13, 2014 5:46:53 PM UTC+2, Matt Fioravante wrote:
> gitweb has a nice little feature where you can display a README.html file
> on the project summary page. Combined with a simple post-receive hook to
> generate this file from README.md markdown in the repository, you get a
> very nice github like documentation setup with gitweb. I'm using with this
> the gitweb distributed with git 2.0.0.
> The problem is that gitweb wants to display this README at the top of the
> summary page. This is really bad if the README is large because you have to
> scroll through the entire document just to start interacting with the
> Fixing this was simple enough, just go into git_summary() and move the
> README code to the end. I did this in my installation, but I think this
> probably should be the default. I don't know why anyone would want the
> readme at the top unless they are using it for a kind of very short summary
> (i.e a more descriptive description).
> Or even better, allow the user to specify a list of summary elements in
> gitweb.conf to customize the ordering (and presense) entirely.
> Does anyone disagree?
Sounds valuable to me. The best way to go about this is to send a patch to
the Git developer mailing list with your change, as that is where the
gitweb sources are nursed. Instructions are here:
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