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      1 .Dd August 2, 2021
      2 .Dt STAGIT 1
      3 .Os
      4 .Sh NAME
      5 .Nm stagit
      6 .Nd static git page generator
      7 .Sh SYNOPSIS
      8 .Nm
      9 .Op Fl c Ar cachefile
     10 .Op Fl l Ar commits
     11 .Op Fl u Ar baseurl
     12 .Ar repodir
     14 .Nm
     15 writes HTML pages for the repository
     16 .Ar repodir
     17 to the current directory.
     18 .Pp
     19 The options are as follows:
     20 .Bl -tag -width Ds
     21 .It Fl c Ar cachefile
     22 Cache the entries of the log page up to the point of
     23 the last commit.
     24 The
     25 .Ar cachefile
     26 will store the last commit id and the entries in the HTML table.
     27 It is up to the user to make sure the state of the
     28 .Ar cachefile
     29 is in sync with the history of the repository.
     30 .It Fl l Ar commits
     31 Write a maximum number of
     32 .Ar commits
     33 to the log.html file only.
     34 However the commit files are written as usual.
     35 .It Fl u Ar baseurl
     36 Base URL to make links in the Atom feeds absolute.
     37 For example: "".
     38 .El
     39 .Pp
     40 The options
     41 .Fl c
     42 and
     43 .Fl l
     44 cannot be used at the same time.
     45 .Pp
     46 The following files will be written:
     47 .Bl -tag -width Ds
     48 .It atom.xml
     49 Atom XML feed of the last 100 commits.
     50 .It tags.xml
     51 Atom XML feed of the tags.
     52 .It files.html
     53 List of files in the latest tree, linking to the file.
     54 .It log.html
     55 List of commits in reverse chronological applied commit order, each commit
     56 links to a page with a diffstat and diff of the commit.
     57 .It refs.html
     58 Lists references of the repository such as branches and tags.
     59 .El
     60 .Pp
     61 For each entry in HEAD a file will be written in the format:
     62 file/filepath.html.
     63 This file will contain the textual data of the file prefixed by line numbers.
     64 The file will have the string "Binary file" if the data is considered to be
     65 non-textual.
     66 .Pp
     67 For each commit a file will be written in the format:
     68 commit/commitid.html.
     69 This file will contain the diffstat and diff of the commit.
     70 It will write the string "Binary files differ" if the data is considered to
     71 be non-textual.
     72 Too large diffs will be suppressed and a string
     73 "Diff is too large, output suppressed" will be written.
     74 .Pp
     75 When a commit HTML file exists it won't be overwritten again, note that if
     76 you've changed
     77 .Nm
     78 or changed one of the metadata files of the repository it is recommended to
     79 recreate all the output files because it will contain old data.
     80 To do this remove the output directory and
     81 .Ar cachefile ,
     82 then recreate the files.
     83 .Pp
     84 The basename of the directory is used as the repository name.
     85 The suffix ".git" is removed from the basename, this suffix is commonly used
     86 for "bare" repos.
     87 .Pp
     88 The content of the follow files specifies the metadata for each repository:
     89 .Bl -tag -width Ds
     90 .It .git/description or description (bare repo).
     91 description
     92 .It .git/owner or owner (bare repo).
     93 owner of repository
     94 .It .git/url or url (bare repo).
     95 primary clone URL of the repository, for example:
     96 git://
     97 .El
     98 .Pp
     99 When a README or LICENSE file exists in HEAD or a .gitmodules submodules file
    100 exists in HEAD a direct link in the menu is made.
    101 .Pp
    102 For changing the style of the page you can use the following files:
    103 .Bl -tag -width Ds
    104 .It favicon.png
    105 favicon image.
    106 .It logo.png
    107 32x32 logo.
    108 .It style.css
    109 CSS stylesheet.
    110 .El
    111 .Sh EXIT STATUS
    112 .Ex -std
    113 .Sh EXAMPLES
    114 .Bd -literal
    115 mkdir -p htmlroot/htmlrepo1 && cd htmlroot/htmlrepo1
    116 stagit path/to/gitrepo1
    117 # repeat for other repositories.
    118 .Ed
    119 .Pp
    120 To update the HTML files when the repository is changed a git post-receive hook
    121 can be used, see the file for an example.
    122 .Sh SEE ALSO
    123 .Xr stagit-index 1
    124 .Sh AUTHORS
    125 .An Hiltjo Posthuma Aq Mt