Viewing Repository "About" Tab

Daniel Moch daniel at
Sat Oct 19 14:41:28 CEST 2019

On Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 10:23:46AM -0400, Samir Parikh wrote:

> What is the correct way to have cgit present the "about" tab for a
> given repository (for example

The repo.readme section of the man page (cgitrc(5)) has a pretty good
write up of how to configure about pages on a per-repo basis. The readme
entry in cgitrc (*not* root-readme) acts as a default list.

I personally just keep all of the entries defined in cgitrc and dispense
with the per-repo configuration. My cgitrc looks like this:

That way cgit will globally render README pages written in Markdown or

Daniel Moch
daniel at
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