[Numpy-discussion] DVCS at PyCon

Eric Firing efiring@hawaii....
Mon Apr 13 03:01:47 CDT 2009


Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
> 2009/4/13 Eric Firing <efiring@hawaii.edu>:
>> Stéfan, or other git-users,
>>
>> One feature of hg that I use frequently is "hg serve", the builtin web
>> server.  I use it for two purposes: for temporary local publishing
>> (e.g., in place of using ssh--sometimes it is quicker and easier), and
>> for providing access to the very nice hgwebdir.cgi browsing capability
>> on local repos.  I have looked through git commands etc., and have not
>> found an equivalent; am I missing something?  The browsing capability of
>> hgwebdir.cgi is much better than any gui interface I have seen for git
>> or for hg.  I realize there is a gitweb.cgi, but having that cgi is not
>> the same as being able to publish locally with a single command, and
>> then browse.
> 
> The command is
> 
> git instaweb --httpd=webrick

Well, sort of--but one must already have one of the three supported web 
servers installed, so it is a bit heavier-weight.  The gitserve program 
is closer to "hg serve" because all it requires is git and python (and 
*nix, unlike hg serve).

Eric

> 
> Cheers
> Stéfan
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