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Karl Williamson
October 21, 2016 20:20
Re: gitweb shortlog problem
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On 10/21/2016 02:16 PM, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 2:48 PM, demerphq <> wrote:
>> On 21 Oct 2016 9:36 p.m., "Craig A. Berry" <> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 12:25 PM, Dennis Kaarsemaker
>>> <> wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 2016-10-21 at 08:41 -0500, Craig A. Berry wrote:
>>>>> Speaking of blame, will git blame return to gitweb when you upgrade,
>>>>> or is that too prone to getting your server clobbered?
>>>> Yves was convinced it wasn't needed anymore, "as there are now better
>>>> ways to do blame" (paraphrased. Forgot the exact wording).
>>>> If you or someone else actually uses it, I'll bring it back after
>>>> implementing throttling.
>>> I do use it, and I'm not aware of any way to do archive diving that is
>>> more convenient and that  I can get to from anywhere without needing a
>>> local repository.  I might just be ill-informed, though.  So no big
>>> rush, but I find it a very nice feature to have.

I use it too.

>> The github mirror has blame.  Is there a reason you don't like it?
> It's a lot slower than gitweb and spends a lot of screen real estate
> on things other than code (all the cute avatars and so forth).  IIRC
> it also truncates long lines of code with no way to see more.
> If the cost of providing blame via is high or
> brings a lot of headaches with it, then maybe it's time to reconsider
> offering it.  But I'm not sure what's different now compared to all
> the years we've been running it.
>> Is the mirror not up to date enough?
> That I don't know as I've never used it.  Today it's inaccessible due
> to the severe DNS problems in the eastern US :-(. [1]
> [1] <>

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