commit e2b6fa11fc387a43f62f49ad40924aba3ea9f8d4 parent e451b0bf1d25b5389ed64faadb771d083dbcb628 Author: Hiltjo Posthuma <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Wed Jan 6 11:56:43 +0100 improve README Diffstat:
diff --git a/README b/README @@ -28,25 +28,26 @@ Dependencies ------------ - libgit2 (v0.22+). -- C compiler +- libc (tested with OpenBSD, glibc and musl). +- C compiler (C99). - make Documentation ------------- -$ man stagit -$ man stagit-index +See man pages: stagit(1) and stagit-index(1). Features -------- -- Log of all commits. +- Log of all commits from HEAD. - Log and diffstat per commit. - Show file tree with linkable line numbers. +- Show references: local branches and tags. - Detect README and LICENSE file from HEAD and link it as a webpage. -- Atom feed log. +- Atom feed log (atom.xml). - Make index page for multiple repositories with stagit-index. - After generating the pages (relatively slow) serving the files is very fast, simple and requires little resources (because the content is static), only @@ -56,7 +57,16 @@ Features Cons ---- -- Not suitable for large repositories (2000+ commits). -- Not suitable for repositories with many branches, a quite linear history is assumed. -- Relatively slow to run the first time (about 3 seconds for sbase, 1500+ commits), - incremental updates after it are faster. +- Not suitable for large repositories (2000+ commits), because diffstats are + an expensive operation. +- Not suitable for repositories with many branches, a quite linear history is + assumed (from HEAD). +- Relatively slow to run the first time (about 3 seconds for sbase, + 1500+ commits), incremental updates after it are faster. +- Does not support some of the dynamic features cgit has, like: + - snapshot tarballs. + - file tree per commit. + - history log of branches diverged from HEAD. + - stats (git shortlog -s). + + this is by design, just use git locally.