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RE: ViewVC is broken on your web site
- From: David Gero <david dot gero at exfo dot com>
- To: Paolo Carlini <paolo dot carlini at oracle dot com>, "Paul_Koning at Dell dot com" <Paul_Koning at Dell dot com>
- Cc: "gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org" <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2014 19:19:45 +0000
- Subject: RE: ViewVC is broken on your web site
- Authentication-results: sourceware.org; auth=none
- References: <7C1656AD8D3DFA4984FB39574B9896FD0AA628CD at SPQCMBX01 dot exfo dot com> <1F92E914-4F42-4AEC-952B-008D74E0D6C9 at dell dot com> <53E27B1F dot 9070103 at oracle dot com>
>On 08/06/2014 08:48 PM, Paul_Koning@Dell.com wrote:
>> On Aug 6, 2014, at 2:38 PM, David Gero <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Accessing https://gcc.gnu.org/viewvc/gcc/trunk/
>>> Says it is showing 38 files. But in fact, it shows only the first 25. As an example, libstdc++-v3 is missing.
>>> Same thing happens in other parts of the tree.
>>> I checked the HTML page source, and the files simply aren't there.
>> The same on https://gcc.gnu.org/viewvc/gcc/trunk/gcc/ - except in that case it claims there should be 712 files, and here too is only shows 25 lines.
>> Time to revert whatever change was made that broke this; as it stands the website is completely unuseable.
>Thus, the widget on top of the page, meant to select the page the user wants to see (eg, 30 pages overall for ../gcc/trunk) does *not* work for you?!? It works perfectly well for me.
Wow. What an amazingly unintuitive widget. I looked all over the page for a "Next 25 files" button. A "Go To" button that doesn't talk about next 25 files meant nothing.
ViewVC used to display all the files. This is a giant leap backward in the User Interface.