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From:
Karl Williamson
Date:
October 21, 2016 20:20
Subject:
Re: perl5.git.perl.org gitweb shortlog problem
Message ID:
2b495826-106d-a90d-d3d7-5c5e38ecf857@khwilliamson.com
On 10/21/2016 02:16 PM, Craig A. Berry wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 2:48 PM, demerphq <demerphq@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 21 Oct 2016 9:36 p.m., "Craig A. Berry" <craig.a.berry@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 12:25 PM, Dennis Kaarsemaker
>>> <dennis@kaarsemaker.net> 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 perl5.git.perl.org 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] <http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/10/dos-attack-on-major-dns-provider-brings-internet-to-morning-crawl/>
>


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