git: Version control system

Description

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

  • man git

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Type

optional

Version Information

Equivalent System Packages

conda:

$ conda install git

cygwin:

$ apt-cyg install git

Debian/Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install  git

Fedora/Redhat/CentOS:

$ sudo yum install  git

freebsd:

$ sudo pkg install devel/git

homebrew:

$ brew install git

macports: install the following packages: git

opensuse:

$ sudo zypper install git

slackware:

$ sudo slackpkg install git

void:

$ sudo xbps-install  git

See https://repology.org/project/git/versions

If the system package is installed, ./configure will check whether it can be used.