[rancid] web frontend for git based rancid

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Thu Oct 31 00:00:00 UTC 2019

Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 04:13:57PM -0700, Andreas Ott:
> 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?

we use gitweb.  doesnt seem to have what you seek, but does have a
"commit-to-current" diff button.  if one knows the commits, they can
enter those manually in the url to achieve what you want - or hack
that to do what you want.

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