Syntax highlighting broken.

Ferry Huberts mailings at
Mon Aug 12 21:57:11 CEST 2013

On 12/08/13 21:29, Jason A. Smith wrote:
> I understand the desire to move to a newer and possibly better syntax
> highlighting tool like that python script, but since that requires
> python version 3, it is not possible to use on a RHEL5/6 server, which
> is a show-stopper for us. RHEL7 will probably have it, but we need to
> use the current Enterprise OSes here and RHEL7 probably won't be out for
> close to another year.

I fully agree.

Although RHEL7 will probably be out a bit sooner than that ;-)

> ~Jason
> On 08/12/2013 03:23 PM, Ferry Huberts wrote:
>> We include scripting to use the highlight tool.
>> IMHO we therefore should also ship the corresponding css.
>> Removal is very unfortunate and makes the lives of users and packagers
>> hard without a good reason. I frowned when I saw the patch but didn't
>> want to comment until now.
>> Either do none of it, or do all of it. I vote for all of it.
>> Please resurrect the css
>> On 12/08/13 21:07, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
>>> This CSS was removed so that cgit could support multiple highlighting
>>> engines without preferring one over another. Either include this CSS
>>> along with the highlighted output in <style> tags (as in the case of
>>> [1]) or add it back to the global CSS yourself.
>>> [1]
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