This project aims to replace the builtin git-http-backend CGI handler distributed with C Git with a Rack application.
This project aims to replace the builtin git-http-backend CGI handler distributed with C Git with a Rack application. This reason for doing this is to allow far more webservers to be able to handle Git smart http requests. The default git-http-backend only runs as a CGI script, and specifically is only targeted for Apache 2.x usage (it requires PATH_INFO to be set and specifically formatted). So, instead of trying to get it to work with other CGI capable webservers (Lighttpd, etc), we can get it running on nearly every major and minor webserver out there by making it Rack capable.
Documentationsee README file.
released on 3 November 2009
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 March 2018.
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