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README.md

GitPrep

Github clone. You can install portable github system into Unix/Linux.

Features

  • Github clone: GitPrep has the same interface as GitHub.
  • Portable: You can install GitPrep on your own Unix/Linux server.
  • Supports Windows installation via cygwin for Windows (need gcc4 package).
  • Only needs Perl 5.8.7+.
  • Smart HTTP support: you can pull and push via HTTP
  • CGI support, built-in web server, and reverse proxy support.
  • SSL support.

Installation into own Unix/Linux Server

GitPrep has its own web server, so you can start using the application very easily. This is much better than the way shown above because you do not need to setup the Apache environment and performance will be much better.

You can also install GitPrep into Cygwin. If you want to install GitPrep into Cygwin, gcc4 and make program are needed.

Create gitprep user

Create a gitprep user. This is not necessary, but recommended:

useradd gitprep
su - gitprep
cd ~

Download

Download tar.gz archive, expand it and change directory:

curl -kL https://github.com/yuki-kimoto/gitprep/archive/latest.tar.gz > gitprep-latest.tar.gz
tar xf gitprep-latest.tar.gz
mv gitprep-latest gitprep
cd gitprep

Setup

To setup GitPrep, execute the following command. All of the needed modules will be installed:

./setup.sh

Test

Run the test to check if the setup process was successful or not:

prove t

If "All tests successful" is shown, the setup process was successful.

Configuration

GitPrep needs the git command. You must install git by yourself. If you haven't set user.name and user.email, you must set them.

git config --global user.name "gitprep"
git config --global user.email "gitprep@example.com"

You must add the correct git command path to the gitprep.conf config file.

[basic]
;;; Git command path
git_bin=/home/yourname/local/bin/git

Operation

Start

You can start the application by running the provided gitprep script. The application is run in the background and the port is 10020 by default.

./gitprep

Then access the following URL.

http://localhost:10020

If you want to change the port, edit gitprep.conf. If you cannot access this port, you might change the firewall settings.

Stop

You can stop the application by adding the --stop option.

./gitprep --stop

Operation from root user

You can manage the application from the root user.

Start the application

sudo -u gitprep /home/gitprep/gitprep/gitprep

Stop the application

sudo -u gitprep /home/gitprep/gitprep/gitprep --stop

If you want to start the application when the OS starts, add the start application command to rc.local(Linux).

If you want to make it easy to manage gitprep, then create a run script.

mkdir -p /webapp
echo '#!/bin/sh' > /webapp/gitprep
echo 'su - gitprep -c "/home/gitprep/gitprep/gitprep $*"' >> /webapp/gitprep
chmod 755 /webapp/gitprep

You can start and stop the application with the following command.

# Start or Restart
/webapp/gitprep

# Stop
/webapp/gitprep --stop

Developer

If you are a developer, you can start the application in development mode.

./morbo

Then access the following URL.

http://localhost:3000

If you have git, it is easy to install from git.

git clone git://github.com/yuki-kimoto/gitprep.git

It is useful to write configuration in gitprep.my.conf, not gitprep.conf.

Installation into Shared Server

Shared Server must support Linux/Unix, Apache, SuExec, CGI, and PHP5(CGI mode).

(PHP is not strictly necessary. If PHP exists, the install process is easy because you do not need to think about permissions.)

Note that CGI script only work on shared server which support CGI + SuExec. At first, you should check the shared server support CGI + SuExec.

Download

First you need to download gitprep.

Expand the zip file. You will see the following directory:

gitprep-latest

Rename the gitprep-latest directory to gitprep.

gitprep-latest -> gitprep

If you know latest gitprep release, I inform you in the following blog or mailing list.

Yuki Kimoto Perl Blog

Google GitPrep Group

Configuration

Same as "Installation into own Unix/Linux Server" Configuration section.

Upload Server by FTP

You should upload these directories into server document root by FTP.

Setup

Access the following URL by browser:

http://(Your host name)/gitprep/setup/setup.php

If you don't access PHP file or don't have PHP, you can use CGI script. Please set this CGI script permission to 755.

http://(Your host name)/gitprep/setup/setup.cgi

Click the Setup button once and wait about 5 minutes.

Go to application

If you see the result screen, click "Go to Application".

Getting started

On a fresh install, you will be asked to create the admin user.

Log in as the admin user, then create a new regular user.

Logout and log in as the regular user. Create repos and use the system!

Note: the admin user cannot create repos.

Importing data

One way to import data:

  1. Create your new repo in gitprep.
  2. In your local git repo, add a new remote target:
git remote add gitprep git@my.gitprep.server:new-repo.git 
  1. Push all your repo content up in to this new gitprep target.
  2. Update your local git repo config such that gitprep is now the origin.

Copy from /var/lib/gitolite or /var/lib/gitosis

TBD

Internal Server Error

If you receive an internal server error, look at the log file (gitprep/log/production.log) to see what problem has occurred.

FAQ

blame don't work

In Gitprep, blame page use "git blame --line-porcelain". In old git, there is no --line-porcelain option. We don't know when --line-porcelain was added to git. At least, blame page work well in git 1.8.2.1.

How to upgrade GitPrep

It is very easy. you only overwrite all files except for "gitprep.conf".

If you want to upgrade by "git pull", you can do it. you create "gitprep.my.conf" copied from "gitprep.my.conf", and do "git pull"

If you get a rainbow unicorn t-rex error after upgrading, you might be missing a new CPAN dependency. Rerun the /setup/setup.php on brower or rerun setup.sh on command line.

I can't push large repository by http protocol

There are some reasons.

1. Git version is old

If you see "error: RPC failed; result=56, HTTP code = 200" , your git maybe old. Please upgrade to latest git. I checked git version 1.8.5.5.

2. GitPrep restriction

GitPrep restrict max post message size 10MB(This is default of Mojolicious)

You maybe see the following error

Delta compression using up to 4 threads.
Compressing objects: 100% (17830/17830), done.
Writing objects: 100% (18281/18281), 687.05 MiB | 129.92 MiB/s, done.
Total 18281 (delta 295), reused 18281 (delta 295)
error: RPC failed; result=22, HTTP code = 413
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly

Please increase increase the value of MOJO_MAX_MESSAGE_SIZE

# 1GB
export MOJO_MAX_MESSAGE_SIZE=1024000000

3. git restriction

git restrict post max size via http protocol. http.postBuffer value of git config is maybe small.

You maybe see the following error message.

error: RPC failed; result=56, HTTP code = 200
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly
Counting objects: 18281, done.
Delta compression using up to 4 threads.
Compressing objects: 100% (17830/17830), done.
Writing objects: 100% (18281/18281), 687.05 MiB | 133.23 MiB/s, done.
Total 18281 (delta 295), reused 18281 (delta 295)
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly
Everything up-to-date

Please increase the value of http.postBuffer.

# 1GB
git config http.postBuffer 1024000000

I can't create repository and see error message when I create repository with readme

If you see the following error message in log/production.log

[Wed Feb 12 15:27:02 2014] [error] ... Can't execute git commit ...

you need to set User name and Email of git. Please set user.name and user.email.

git config --global user.name "gitprep"
git config --global user.email "gitprep@example.com"

How to use reverse proxy?

You can use GitPrep via reverse proxy access

     ----------------------------     ------------
---->| Web Server(Reverse proxy)|---->|GitPrep   |
<----| (Apache, etc)            |<----|          |
     ----------------------------     ------------

I show apache config example. You can use Name virtual host.

# HTTP
<VirtualHost *:80>

  ServerName myhost.com
  <Proxy *>
    Order deny,allow
    Allow from all
  </Proxy>

  ProxyRequests Off
  ProxyPreserveHost On
  ProxyPass / http://localhost:10020/ keepalive=On
  ProxyPassReverse / http://localhost:10020/
  RequestHeader set X-Forwarded-HTTPS "0"

</VirtualHost>

If you use GitPrep vis https, you should set X-Forwarded-HTTPS Request Header.

# HTTPS
<VirtualHost *:443>

  ServerName myhost.com
  <Proxy *>
    Order deny,allow
    Allow from all
  </Proxy>

  ProxyRequests Off
  ProxyPreserveHost On
  ProxyPass / http://localhost:10020/ keepalive=On
  ProxyPassReverse / http://localhost:10020/
  RequestHeader set X-Forwarded-HTTPS "1"
</VirtualHost>

How to use reverse proxy with sub directory?

GitPrep support reverse proxy with sub directory.

At first, set [reverse_proxy]path_depth option.

[reverse_proxy]

;;; Reverse proxy path depth (default: none)
;;; If proxy path is http://somehost.com/foo, you set path_depth to 1.
;;; If proxy path is http://somehost.com/foo/bar, you set path_depth to 2.
path_depth=1

Next you set http server config file. The following is apache example.

<VirtualHost *:80>
  ServerName perlcodesample.com
  <Proxy *>
    Order deny,allow
    Allow from all
  </Proxy>
  ProxyRequests Off
  ProxyPreserveHost On

  ProxyPass /app1 http://localhost:10020/app1 keepalive=On
  ProxyPassReverse /app1 http://localhost:3000/app1

  ProxyPass /app2 http://localhost:10021/app2 keepalive=On
  ProxyPassReverse /app2 http://localhost:3001/app2

  RequestHeader set X-Forwarded-HTTPS "0"
</VirtualHost>

How to import already existing repositories?

You can import already existing repositories by script/import_rep script.

cd script
./import_rep -u kimoto rep_dir

-u is user name. rep_dir must contains git respoitories like the following.

rep_dir/project1.git
       /project2.git
       /project3.git
       /project3.git

If description file exists in git repository, it is copied.

I can't add collabortor more than one

This is GitPrep bug before version 1.5.1. Please use after version 1.5.2.

If you contine to use GitPrep before version 1.5.1, collaboration table is broken. Please fix it by the following way.

# Run SQLite client
sqlite3 data/gitprep.db

# drop collaboration table
drop table collaboration;

# Restart
./gitprep

I want to set time zone.

OK. GitPrep suport time zone. You can set time_zone option in conig file.

[basic]
;;; Time Zone
;;; GitPrep time zone is GMT by default
;;; You can set your local time zone.
time_zone=+9:00

How to hide user home directory in ssh repository URL?

1. Use symbolic link and ssh_rep_url_base option

At first, set [basic]ssh_rep_url_base option to /git

;;; SSH repository url base
; For exampke, If you set this value to /git, SSH repository url become
; ssh://kimoto@59.106.185.196/git/kimoto/gitprep.git
ssh_rep_url_base=/git

And you create symbolic link to /home/gitprep/gitprep/data/rep

cd /
ln -s /home/gitprep/gitprep/data/rep /git
chown gitprep:gitprep /git

2. Use only public key authentication and set [basic]ssh_rep_url_base to empty

If you use only public key authentication, you can access ssh repository using the following url.

ssh://kimoto@59.106.185.196/kimoto/gitprep.git

If you set [basic]ssh_rep_url_base to empty string, this URL is shown on Browser.

;;; SSH repository url base
; For exampke, If you set this value to /git, SSH repository url become
; ssh://kimoto@59.106.185.196/git/kimoto/gitprep.git
ssh_rep_url_base=

How to get atom feed of commits page

You can get atom feed of commits page by the following URL

http://somehost.com/kimoto/gitprep/commits/master.atom

Web Site

GitPrep Web Site

Internally Using Library

Sister project

These are my Perl web application projects.

  • WebDBViewer - Database viewer to see database information on web browser.
  • TaskDeal - Setup or deploy multiple environments on web browser. Ruby Chef alternative tool.

Bug

If you find bug, plese tell me on GitHub issue.

Request

If you want new features, pelese tell me on GitHub issue.

Support

You can ask questions about usage of GitPrep at Google GitPrep Group.

Copyright & license

Copyright 2012-2014 Yuki Kimoto. All rights reserved.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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