Description for section and link for repos

Pablo Rauzy r at
Thu Mar 5 12:16:40 CET 2015

On 2015-03-05, John Keeping wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 05, 2015 at 10:51:09AM +0100, Pablo Rauzy wrote:
>> What I was looking for is the possibility to for instance make cgit
>> using a file called "description" in the directory that it makes a
>> section as description of that section.
> I don't think this has ever been supported.
> CGit doesn't generate any links to the section pages so I'm not sure
> much thought has gone into the formatting of those pages.

That's what I infered. But I'd like to have both the link and the
formatting. I'll think about it when I have time to.

>> FWIW, here is the filter I wrote to make link clickable in plaintext
>> READMEs: (it is quick and dirty, it
>> simply considers that anything between < and > and starting with "http"
>> is a link).
> Note that there is a collection of scripts in the "filters" directory
> that will handle Markdown, ReStructuredText and a variety of other
> formats.

Yes I saw that, thanks. But I prefer to keep things simple (I only have
plaintext and html readme) and fast as cgit already is :).

Pablo Rauzy.
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