|Original author(s)||Linus Torvalds|
|Developer(s)||Junio Hamano, Linus Torvalds, and many others|
|Initial release||April 7, 2005|
2.10.0 / 2 September 2016
|Operating system||Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X|
|Available in||C, Bourne Shell, Perl|
|License||GNU General Public License v2|
Git (//) is a distributed revision control system. It is a computer program that helps people create other computer programs together. Git was made to be fast. It was created by Linus Torvalds for use in developing the Linux kernel which he also created. Git's current development is looked after by Junio Hamano. It is free and open source software released under the GNU General Public License version 2 software license.
References[change | change source]
- Junio C Hamano. "[ANNOUNCE] Git v2.10.0". Retrieved 30 September 2016.
- "git/git.git/tree". git.kernel.org. Retrieved 2011-11-30.[permanent dead link]
- Linus Torvalds (2005-04-07). "Re: Kernel SCM saga..". linux-kernel mailing list. http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=111288700902396. Retrieved 2011-11-30. "So I'm writing some scripts to try to track things a whole lot faster."
- "About - Git". git-scm.com. Retrieved 2021-05-12.
Other websites[change | change source]
|The English Wikibooks has more information on:|
- Official website
- Git Community Book
- Introduction to git-svn for Subversion/SVK users and deserters Archived 2012-01-16 at the Wayback Machine by Sam Vilain
- Git for computer scientists
- Git Magic: a comprehensive listing of Git tips & tricks
- Git Quick Reference Archived 2012-01-19 at the Wayback Machine
- Linus Torvalds hosting a Google Tech Talk on Git
- Git Wiki at kernel.org