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Distributed Version
 Control with git
      Kerry Buckley
git

• What is it?
• Why is it different?
• What can I do with it?
• How can I use git if my project uses svn?
• What alte...
Caveats
• I’ve only been using it for a few weeks
• Just scratching the surface
• I may be doing it all wrong
• For all I ...
History
rcs   cvs    svn   git
History
          rcs                   cvs                   svn                    git


            Alice              ...
History
          rcs                   cvs                    svn        git


            Alice                     Repo...
History
          rcs                   cvs                    svn       git


            Alice                     Repos...
History
          rcs                    cvs                    svn               git


             Alice                ...
Some Advantages
• No reliance on central repository
• Offline commits
• Local branching
• Merging that doesn’t suck
• Flexi...
Alternatives

• Mercurial (hg)
 • Better Windows support
• Bazaar (bzr)
• Darcs
Links

• http://git.or.cz/
• http://icanh.as/git/tutorials?
• https://github.com/
Demo
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Presentation on git from BarcampBrighton2 in March 2008.

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Transcript of "Git"

  1. 1. Distributed Version Control with git Kerry Buckley
  2. 2. git • What is it? • Why is it different? • What can I do with it? • How can I use git if my project uses svn? • What alternatives exist?
  3. 3. Caveats • I’ve only been using it for a few weeks • Just scratching the surface • I may be doing it all wrong • For all I know it may be eating all my files when I’m not looking • ...but I like it so far :-)
  4. 4. History rcs cvs svn git
  5. 5. History rcs cvs svn git Alice Repository Bob Versioning of individual files. Files must be locked before commit. No automatic merging.
  6. 6. History rcs cvs svn git Alice Repository Bob Versioning of individual files. No locking. Automatic merging.
  7. 7. History rcs cvs svn git Alice Repository Bob Versioning of entire project. No locking. Automatic merging.
  8. 8. History rcs cvs svn git Alice Bob Each user has his own repository. No [need for a] central repository.
  9. 9. Some Advantages • No reliance on central repository • Offline commits • Local branching • Merging that doesn’t suck • Flexible collaboration • Interoperates with svn
  10. 10. Alternatives • Mercurial (hg) • Better Windows support • Bazaar (bzr) • Darcs
  11. 11. Links • http://git.or.cz/ • http://icanh.as/git/tutorials? • https://github.com/
  12. 12. Demo
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