Idle column

John Keeping john at
Fri Jul 19 13:44:30 CEST 2013

On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 01:29:52PM +0200, Christian Hesse wrote:
> cgit is great and I enjoy it a lot. However it has one drawback compared to
> gitweb: The idle column in repository listing shows the age of a
> (configurable) file from the repository. I think that is stupid behavior as I
> have a lot of "0 min." entries if I run "git gc" on my repositories or the
> date since last push or pull otherwise.
> In contrast to that gitweb shows the time since the last commit. I would
> prefer to have that in cgit as well. Any chance to get that? Or is there any
> good reason why the idle column is as is?

This was discussed a couple of months ago [1].  You can use a hook and
agefile to make CGit behave like GitWeb as described in that message.


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