RFC: snapshot tarball information in refs/notes/snapshots

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at zx2c4.com
Wed Mar 21 13:38:02 CET 2018

Hey Konstantin,

That sounds like a potentially good idea. Though it does point to the
larger question: should notes be used in general for configuring more
parts of cgit in an ad-hoc manner? Is there a useful generalization of
this mechanism we should consider? We already have four different
configuration mechanisms (cgitrc global, cgitrc local,
.git/config/[gitweb], .git/config/[cgit]). The advantage of this one
is that it's configurable from git itself, which makes it quite
convenient. On the other hand, should it be too general, there are
security concerns to consider.

I'm out of town traveling until April, so discussion here might be
slightly sporadic as I have access to Internet from remote parts of


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