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fast, scalable, distributed revision control system (web interface)

Git is popular version control system designed to handle very large projects with speed and efficiency; it is used for many high profile open source projects, most notably the Linux kernel.

Git falls in the category of distributed source code management tools. Every Git working directory is a full-fledged repository with full revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a central server.

This package configures a web interface for browsing git repositories.

If apache2 is installed, the web interface is automatically made available at http://localhost/gitweb. Other servers that support CGI or mod_perl are supported through manual configuration.

If libcgi-fast-perl is installed, gitweb can also be run over FastCGI (and served by nginx, for example).

Package version:1:


GIT web Interface

The one working on:

From the git version 1.4.0 gitweb is bundled with git.

Build time gitweb configuration
There are many configuration variables which affect building gitweb (among
others creating gitweb.cgi out of gitweb.perl by replacing placeholders such
as `++GIT_BINDIR++` by their build-time valu


gitweb for Debian

The gitweb CGI by default looks into the directory /var/cache/git/ for
browsable repositories (this is configured in /etc/gitweb.conf).  It expects
the repositories' .git subdirectories in /var/cache/git/, symlinks pointing
to the corresponding subdirectories in the repositories are just fine, e.g.:

 ln -s ~pape/git/foo/.git /var/cache/git/foo.git

On systems 


gitweb (1: unstable; urgency=low

  The gitweb auxiliary files gitweb.css, git-favicon.png,
  git-logo.png, and gitweb.js have been moved from /usr/share/gitweb
  to a static/ subdirectory.  You may need to adapt your web server
  and gitweb configuration to adjust.  See /usr/share/doc/git/README.Debian
  for details.

 -- Jonathan Nieder <>  Mon, 13 Dec 2010 01:12:31 -


git (1: squeeze-backports; urgency=low

  * Rebuild for squeeze-backports.

 -- L


Version v1.7.10.4; changes since v1.7.10.3:

Avery Penna


Upstream-Contact: git@vger

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