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descriptionHaiku port
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last changeThu, 4 Jun 2009 05:52:37 +0000 (3 22:52 -0700)
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	GIT - the stupid content tracker


"git" can mean anything, depending on your mood.

 - random three-letter combination that is pronounceable, and not
   actually used by any common UNIX command.  The fact that it is a
   mispronunciation of "get" may or may not be relevant.
 - stupid. contemptible and despicable. simple. Take your pick from the
   dictionary of slang.
 - "global information tracker": you're in a good mood, and it actually
   works for you. Angels sing, and a light suddenly fills the room.
 - "goddamn idiotic truckload of sh*t": when it breaks

Git is a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system with an
unusually rich command set that provides both high-level operations
and full access to internals.

Git is an Open Source project covered by the GNU General Public License.
It was originally written by Linus Torvalds with help of a group of
hackers around the net. It is currently maintained by Junio C Hamano.

Please read the file INSTALL for installation instructions.

See Documentation/gittutorial.txt to get started, then see
Documentation/everyday.txt for a useful minimum set of commands, and
Documentation/git-commandname.txt for documentation of each command.
If git has been correctly installed, then the tutorial can also be
read with "man gittutorial" or "git help tutorial", and the
documentation of each command with "man git-commandname" or "git help

CVS users may also want to read Documentation/gitcvs-migration.txt
("man gitcvs-migration" or "git help cvs-migration" if git is

Many Git online resources are accessible from
including full documentation and Git related tools.

The user discussion and development of Git take place on the Git
mailing list -- everyone is welcome to post bug reports, feature
requests, comments and patches to To subscribe
to the list, send an email with just "subscribe git" in the body to The mailing list archives are available at and other archival sites.

The messages titled "A note from the maintainer", "What's in
git.git (stable)" and "What's cooking in git.git (topics)" and
the discussion following them on the mailing list give a good
reference for project status, development direction and
remaining tasks.
2009-06-04 Junio C HamanoDocumentation/git.txt: update links to release notesmaster
2009-06-04 Junio C HamanoMerge branch 'maint' to sync with
2009-06-04 Junio C HamanoGIT
2009-06-04 Daniel TrstenjakShow presence of stashed changes in bash prompt.
2009-06-03 René Scharfegrep: fix empty word-regexp matches
2009-06-03 Junio C HamanoMerge branch 'da/pretty-tempname'
2009-06-03 Linus TorvaldsClean up and simplify rev_compare_tree()
2009-06-03 Junio C HamanoMerge branch 'maint'
2009-06-03 Junio C Hamanoblame: correctly handle a path that used to be a directory
2009-06-03 Thomas Rastadd -i: do not dump patch during application
2009-06-02 Junio C HamanoUpdate draft release notes for
2009-06-02 Junio C HamanoMerge branch 'cb/maint-1.6.0-xdl-merge-fix' into maint
2009-06-02 Junio C HamanoMerge branch 'rs/maint-grep-word-regexp-fix' into maint
2009-06-02 Junio C HamanoMerge branch 'sb/maint-1.6.2-opt-filename-fix' into...
2009-06-02 Junio C HamanoMerge branch 'jc/maint-add-p-coalesce-fix' into maint
2009-06-02 Junio C HamanoMerge branch 'tr/maint-doc-stash-pop' into maint
9 years ago master
10 years ago haiku-upstream
10 years ago haiku