|author||Dirk Pranke <email@example.com>||Tue Aug 04 20:00:26 2020|
|committer||Anthony Polito <firstname.lastname@example.org>||Tue Aug 18 20:45:14 2020|
Copybara Service Migration Initialization. GitOrigin-RevId: 2202afc83dea59463550d2cedbb250f6752e9a9b
This is a simple tool to render the markdown docs in a chromium checkout locally. It is written in Python and uses the Python ‘markdown’ package, which is checked into src/third_party.
md_browser attempts to emulate the flavor of Markdown implemented by Gitiles.
Gitiles is the source browser running on https://chromium.googlesource.com, and can be run locally, but to do so requires a Java install and a Buck install, which can be slightly annoying to set up on Mac or Windows.
This is a lighterweight solution, which also allows you to preview uncommitted changes (i.e., it just serves files out of the filesystem, and is not a full Git repo browser like Gitiles is).
To run md_browser:
cd to the top of your chromium checkout
There is no step three.
This will run a local web server on port 8080 that points to the top of the repo. You can specify a different port with the