readme & about-filter improvements: auto selection

John Keeping john at
Sun May 26 12:09:09 CEST 2013

On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 05:21:05PM +0200, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
>   * On readme=, multiple items may be specified, separated by a space,
> and if multiple items exist, cgit will display the first one that it's
> able to find.

Why not make this a multi-valued key instead?  That way we don't have to
worry about escaping for people who have whitespace in file names.

> Combined, they allow for the following setup. In cgitrc, I have these specified:
>     about-filter=/var/www/uwsgi/cgit/filters/
> :README.mkd :readme.mkd :README.rst
> :readme.rst :README.txt :readme.txt :README :readme :INSTALL.txt
> :install.txt :INSTALL :install

Then this becomes:


Which is also a lot more readable when there is a long lost of file

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