On 07/09/2013 11:30 PM, Andres Freund wrote:
> On 2013-07-09 16:24:42 +0100, Greg Stark wrote:
>> I note that git.postgresql.org's robot.txt refuses permission to crawl
>> the git repository:
>> http://git.postgresql.org/robots.txt
>> User-agent: *
>> Disallow: /
>> I'm curious what motivates this. It's certainly useful to be able to
>> search for commits.
> Gitweb is horribly slow. I don't think anybody with a bigger git repo
> using gitweb can afford to let all the crawlers go through it.

Wouldn't whacking a reverse proxy in front be a pretty reasonable
option? There's a disk space cost, but using Apache's mod_proxy or
similar would do quite nicely.

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