[rancid] web frontend for git based rancid
heas at shrubbery.net
Tue Nov 5 17:05:55 UTC 2019
Tue, Nov 05, 2019 at 11:34:05AM +0000, shouldbe q931:
> On Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 11:14 PM Andreas Ott <andreas at naund.org> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > we have recently uplifted a server from the stoneage to a current version of
> > rancid, also now using git as the version control system.
> > In previous generations we used cvsweb (cvs backend) and WebSVN (svn
> > backend) to provide at least read-only view for our operations/support
> > team into the different devices. For the git backend we installed gitlist
> > but find it lacking, especially when it comes to a very common need
> > "display diff between version X and version Y".
> > Has anyone solved this problem in gitlist, or what other web frontend
> > are you using to display data from the git repository that can do this?
> > Thanks, andreas
> > --
> > Andreas Ott andreas at naund.org
> My solution for this was to use a commit hook to push to an instance
> of gitlab ce.
Not know the exact nature of your hack, but if using git, there is a simple
method to have a remote without hacking. See the rancid FAQ S2Q8.
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