Git - not just for source

Tue, Jan 29, 2013

Josh Triplett

  • etckeeper
    • keeps /etc/ under git
  • ikiwiki
    • wiki using github
  • git-annex
    • tracks file locations
  • gerrit

    • Patch review and repo management
    • uses git back end
    • can automatically do review process
    • jgit and javassh
  • directly write git objects

    • don’t do it
    • too many corner cases
  • use

    • fork / exec
      • handling errors
    • jgit
      • fairly complete
    • libgit2
      • made in c