On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 6:26 PM, Jakub Narębski <jna...@gmail.com> wrote:

> P.S. I have reworking of commit message parsing and enhancement in my
> long, long and dated gitweb TODO list :-(

Anything specific you could share?

One thing that would be a lot faster in Perl is if we didn't have to
pass the log around as split-up lines and could just operate on it as
one big string.

It would make some code like git_print_log() a bit more complex /
fragile, since it would have to work on multi-line strings, but
anything that needed to do a regex match / replacement would be much

But OTOH I think perhaps we're worrying about nothing when it comes to
the performance. I haven't been able to make gitweb display more than
a 100 or so commits at a time (haven't found where exactly in the code
these limits are), any munging we do on the log messages would have to
be pretty damn slow to matter.

> P.P.S. Kay Sievers no longer works on gitweb, and I think no longer
> works at SuSE but at RedHat.

Yup, been getting bounces from his address.

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