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Gregory's git-wiki ================== What follows is from Decklin's git-wiki README, I'll customize it later... Everyone needs a fork of git-wiki; here's mine. I have dispensed with a few things in an attempt to make it even more minimal: * It doesn't require Rack. (But see below if you still want it.) git-wiki.rb reads like a naive Sinatra script and can be run from the command line. * It doesn't use a separate repository to hold the wiki; you clone git-wiki and then store your pages in that repo! From there, changes to the code can be merged from upstream or cherry-picked back. (You don't have to do this either; it's just the default.) I've changed a few matters of taste, as well: * Page URLs are under /pages/. Instead redirecting to a "home page", / magically shows the contents of the page "index" (this name is configurable). * Wiki links use [[Brackets, Like This!]], and generate a link to (e.g.) "brackets-like-this". You *can* create a page with characters other than [a-z0-9-], but you won't be able to link to it as easily. * The extension for Markdown files is, by default, ".text". * There's a basic stylesheet included. The views themselves are more spartan, but since they are a part of your wiki's repository, you are encouraged to edit them. And finally, I added a couple features and bug fixes: * You can enter a commit message when editing a page. If you don't, the default message only denotes that the commit was made from the web interface. * You don't have to use the branch 'master'; git-wiki always reads and commits to the current branch. (You may prefer to keep all your real pages in a branch, and have master just be a tracking branch.) * Page histories are viewable under /page/foo/revisions/. Git-wiki was designed and written by Simon Rozet. He did the hard work, I just fiddled with the chrome a bit. The original README contains a wealth of additional information. Installation and Use -------------------- This git-wiki requires Sinatra, Grit, Haml, and RDiscount, all available on RubyGems. Here's how to create a new wiki and run it: git clone git-wiki my-wiki cd my-wiki ./git-wiki.rb # and point browser to http://localhost:4567/ You can still run git-wiki with Rack if you want; create a trivial config.ru (`require 'git-wiki'; run Sinatra::Application`) and then run rackup. Configuration ------------- At the end of git-wiki.rb is a `configure` block (which applies to all environments). Edit it, or copy it to your rackup script and override the defaults. You can use this to set different wiki repositories for development/testing/production if you want. Caveats ------- Because we use Grit by modifying the workdir and then calling `git add`, git-wiki must be run with a non-bare wiki repo. If you want to clone this repo and then push to it, you should read the [Git FAQ entry][faq] about the perils of pushing to a repo with a checked-out workdir. In practice, you will hopefully never edit the workdir of the "live" repo directly, so ensuring that receive.denyNonFastForwards is turned on and adding a post-update hook to reset the index is a reasonable (if not very clean) work-around. [faq]: http://git.or.cz/gitwiki/GitFaq#push-is-reverse-of-fetch License ------- Copyright (C) 2008 Simon Rozet <email@example.com> Copyright (C) 2009 Decklin Foster <firstname.lastname@example.org> Copyright (C) 2009 Gregory Brown <email@example.com> DO WHAT THE FUCK YOU WANT TO PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2, December 2004 Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim or modified copies of this license document, and changing it is allowed as long as the name is changed. DO WHAT THE FUCK YOU WANT TO PUBLIC LICENSE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION 0. You just DO WHAT THE FUCK YOU WANT TO.