possible bug in config readme

MonkZ i at monkz.de
Sun Feb 19 16:38:29 CET 2017

Am 19.02.2017 um 16:17 schrieb John Keeping:
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2017 at 11:12:08PM +0100, MonkZ wrote:
>> As i have my cgit + uwsgi + nginx + gitolite setup in a LXD container, i
>> can publish it.
>> Would this be helpful?
> Probably not necessary 
I was nearly done with it though :D - i've already stripped all private
data and custom configs.

> - I had another look at your config file and I
> realised that almost every "readme" line has a trailing space.  The CGit
> configfile parser strips whitespace around the "=" character but does
> not strip trailing whitespace.

WORKS!!!! Thank you very much!

> Strangely the rest of the lines in the file do not have any trailing
> spaces and the line "readme=:install" doesn't but all the rest do (try
> "cat -E cgitrc" to show this).

The readme config block was copy/pasted from a howto... my fault.

>> Am 18.02.2017 um 17:57 schrieb John Keeping:
>>> On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 11:19:09PM +0100, MonkZ wrote:
>>>> i'm using cgit 1.1 and trying to configure a global list of possible
>>>> readme files (see attachment), but all i can get to work are
>>>> "cgit.readme" entries in git-config files.
>>>> I would expect, that this list would be active until a repo config or
>>>> git-config comes around to overwrite it.
>>> I can't see anything wrong with your config, and I have just tried
>>> something similar here and it seems to work.
>>> Having looked at the code, one small subtlety is that if there is a
>>> repository-specific readme configuration it overrides the default list
>>> rather than appending to it, but if you don't have any repository
>>> configuration then the list in cgitrc should be used.

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