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<maintainer type="person">
<name>Robin H. Johnson</name>
<longdescription lang="en">
Git - Fast Version Control System. Official titled
"GIT - the stupid content tracker".
Git is a popular version control system designed to handle very large
projects with speed and efficiency; it is used mainly for various open
source projects, most notably the Linux kernel.
Git falls in the category of distributed source code management tools,
similar to e.g. GNU Arch or Monotone (or BitKeeper in the proprietary
world). Every Git working directory is a full-fledged repository with full
revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a central
<flag name="blksha1">Use the new optimized SHA1 implementation</flag>
<flag name="cgi">Install gitweb too</flag>
<flag name="curl">Support fetching and pushing (requires webdav too) over http:// and https:// protocols</flag>
<flag name="gpg">Pull in gnupg for signing -- without gnupg, attempts at signing will fail at runtime!</flag>
<flag name="highlight">GitWeb support for <pkg>app-text/highlight</pkg></flag>
<flag name="mediawiki">Support pulling and pushing from MediaWiki</flag>
<flag name="mediawiki-experimental">Add experimental patches for improved MediaWiki support</flag>
<flag name="perforce">Add support for Perforce version control system (requires manual installation of Perforce client)</flag>
<flag name="safe-directory">Respect the setting</flag>
<flag name="subversion">Include git-svn for <pkg>dev-vcs/subversion</pkg> support</flag>
<flag name="tk">Include the 'gitk' and 'git gui' tools</flag>
<flag name="webdav">Adds support for push'ing to HTTP/HTTPS repositories via DAV</flag>
<remote-id type="cpe">cpe:/a:git:git</remote-id>
<remote-id type="github">git/git</remote-id>