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Kevin Cernekee committed 6affdbe

gitweb: highlight: replace tabs with spaces

Consider the following code fragment:

/*
* test
*/

vim ":set list" mode shows that the first character on each line is a
tab:

^I/*$
^I * test$
^I */$

By default, the "highlight" program will retain the tabs in the HTML
output:

$ highlight --fragment --syntax c test.c
<span class="hl com">/*</span>
<span class="hl com"> * test</span>
<span class="hl com"> */</span>

vim list mode:

^I<span class="hl com">/*</span>$
<span class="hl com">^I * test</span>$
<span class="hl com">^I */</span>$

In gitweb, this winds up looking something like:

1 /*
2 * test
3 */

I tried both Firefox and Opera and saw the same behavior.

The desired output is:

1 /*
2 * test
3 */

This can be accomplished by specifying "--replace-tabs=8" on the
highlight command line.

Signed-off-by: Kevin Cernekee <cernekee@gmail.com>
Acked-by: John 'Warthog9' Hawley <warthog9@eaglescrag.net>
Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>

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gitweb/gitweb.perl

 	close $fd;
 	open $fd, quote_command(git_cmd(), "cat-file", "blob", $hash)." | ".
 	          quote_command($highlight_bin).
-	          " --fragment --syntax $syntax |"
+	          " --replace-tabs=8 --fragment --syntax $syntax |"
 		or die_error(500, "Couldn't open file or run syntax highlighter");
 	return $fd;
 }