[Xenomai] cgit repository modification times

Daniele Nicolodi daniele at grinta.net
Thu Jun 26 14:46:13 CEST 2014


On 27/11/2013 00:37, Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
> On 11/26/2013 03:42 PM, Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>> On 11/26/2013 03:33 PM, Daniele Nicolodi wrote:
>>> On 26/11/2013 15:27, Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>>>> On 11/26/2013 03:12 PM, Daniele Nicolodi wrote:
>>>>> On 26/11/2013 15:05, Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>>>>>> On 11/26/2013 02:59 PM, Daniele Nicolodi wrote:
>>>>>>> On 26/11/2013 14:50, Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>>>>>>>> On 11/26/2013 02:40 PM, Daniele Nicolodi wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I've noticed that the new cgit web interface to the git repositories
>>>>>>>>> does not display the correct modification times for the repository in
>>>>>>>>> the repository list.  I don't know what may cause this, the displayed
>>>>>>>>> times seems completely arbitrary to me.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Maybe that is because the time displayed in the repository list is not
>>>>>>>> the modification time, but the idle time, as the title line indicates?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Sorry, wrong choice of words on my side. I believe that the idle time is
>>>>>>> defined as (current time) - (modification time). Isn't it?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Still, for example, the xenomai-force repository has two branches:
>>>>>>> "master" and "next", for which cgit shows an "Age" (which I believe
>>>>>>> should be interpreted in the same way as "Idle") of respectively 24
>>>>>>> hours and 3 weeks.  The "Idle" field in the repository list reports 11 days.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It seems you are mixing the time when the last push occurred with the
>>>>>> time when the last commit occurred, with git the two are not necessarily
>>>>>> correlated. If you look at other projects using cgit, kernel.org for
>>>>>> instance, you will find the same disparities.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> In the case of Xenomai, most of the repositories appear to have been
>>>>>> pushed 11 days ago because this is the time when the repositories were
>>>>>> cloned from the old xenomai server to the new xenomai server.
>>>>>
>>>>> I know, but how is it possible that a changeset has been pushed before
>>>>> being committed?
>>>>
>>>> Indeed, that is strange, I will look at it. Maybe we miss some hooks
>>>> (like git-update-server).
>>>
>>> I think it is due to the fact that only the master branch of each
>>> repository is looked at.  I checked on gnome.org cgit instance and it
>>> shows the same behavior.  I don't know if it is configurable.
>>
>> Seems a fix exists:
>> http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.cgit/1059
>>
>> Will try tonight.
>>
> It should work now.


Hello,

it seems that the generation of the cgit index page broke down recently,
the last update time is 2014-06-21 05:18:50.

Cheers,
Daniele





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