darcsweb - A web interface for darcs

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This is a very simple web interface for darcs, inspired in gitweb (which is written by Kay Sievers and Christian Gierke). It's written in Python 2 and calls darcs to get most of the data.

It should work on any webserver without any special configuration besides enabling CGIs; and it has been tested with lighttpd, thttpd and Apache.

It supports browsing records and their diffs, extracting diffs against the current head, browsing the current tree, annotate, provides an RSS/atom feed, etc.
Here are some demo sites you can browse to see how it looks:

You can also check out some screenshots:

Download

The current version is 1.1, released on 2008-10-28: You can also browse all released files.

Debian and Ubuntu users can also install it using apt-get install darcsweb (note it may be an older version). If you prefer, you can use darcs instead, and do:

darcs get http://blitiri.com.ar/p/darcsweb/repos/darcsweb/

Install

After getting the source, copy everything to the directory inside your web space you want to put darcsweb in, and set up your webserver to allow CGIs inside it (only the darcsweb.cgi file needs CGI permissions).

To configure, copy the config.py.sample file to config.py and edit it; you will configure your repositories there. Then just browse to the cgi file.

If you have any questions, suggestions or comments, please let me know.


Alberto Bertogli (albertito@blitiri.com.ar) - Last updated 24/Nov/2010