syntax highlighting

Ferry Huberts mailings at
Sun Mar 6 11:44:55 CET 2016

I have a git server with cgit running on CentOS 6 as well.

I use in cgitrc:
> source-filter=<path>/syntax-highlighting.bash

Which is in the cgit tree as filters/

Install highlight (from EPEL) and adjust the script for the installed 
version of highlight, which should be v3.

On 05/03/16 23:47, Anthony LaTorre wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've recently installed cgit on CentOS 6 from the EPEL repository.
> Unfortunately python3 is not available for CentOS 6. I have a couple
> of questions:
> - Why the hard dependency on python 3? I realize this is really a
> packaging problem, but the doesn't look too
> complex. Is there a reason python2 is not supported? Would a patch be
> welcome?
> - I have manually installed python3 but I still don't see any of the
> source files. I have verified that the script appears to be working by
> running:
> $ cat code.h | /usr/libexec/cgit/filters/ code.h
> and I do see what appears to be the correct HTML.
> How can I debug why I am not seeing anything? Is there a log file somewhere?
> Thanks,
> Tony
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