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Version: 1.21.7

Support Options

Bug Report

If you found a bug, please create an issue on GitHub.

NOTE: When asking for support, it may be a good idea to have the following available so that the person helping has all the info they need:

  1. Your app.ini (with any sensitive data scrubbed as necessary).
  2. Any error messages you are seeing.
  3. The Gitea logs, and all other related logs for the situation.
    • It's more useful to collect trace / debug level logs (see the next section).
    • When using systemd, use journalctl --lines 1000 --unit gitea to collect logs.
    • When using docker, use docker logs --tail 1000 <gitea-container> to collect logs.
  4. Reproducible steps so that others could reproduce and understand the problem more quickly and easily.
  5. If you encounter slow/hanging/deadlock problems, please report the stacktrace when the problem occurs. Go to the "Site Admin" -> "Monitoring" -> "Stacktrace" -> "Download diagnosis report".

Advanced Bug Report Tips

More Config Options for Logs

By default, the logs are outputted to console with info level. If you need to set log level and/or collect logs from files, you could just copy the following config into your app.ini (remove all other [log] sections), then you will find the *.log files in Gitea's log directory (default: %(GITEA_WORK_DIR)/log).

; To show all SQL logs, you can also set LOG_SQL=true in the [database] section
[log]
LEVEL=debug
MODE=console,file

Collecting Stacktrace by Command Line

Gitea could use Golang's pprof handler and toolchain to collect stacktrace and other runtime information.

If the web UI stops working, you could try to collect the stacktrace by command line:

  1. Set app.ini:

    [server]
    ENABLE_PPROF = true
  2. Restart Gitea

  3. Try to trigger the bug, when the requests get stuck for a while, use curl or browser to visit: http://127.0.0.1:6060/debug/pprof/goroutine?debug=1 to get the stacktrace.