Wednesday, November 28, 2007

New version of cgit

Lars Hjemli recently released a new version of cgit, the unbelievably fast web front-end for git. I just updated the cgit installation on and the end result is pretty nice. It still has good looking, easy to type URLs such as

and a cool new feature is the ability to only show the 10 most recently active branches and tags in the summary page. The X server has over 50 old branches sitting around from the CVS import and they're typically not interesting. Also new is the sidebar, which has a very useful drop-down box for switching between branches, and the fast and useful search field.