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EGit is an [http://www.eclipse.org/org/documents/epl-v10.php EPL] licensed Eclipse Team provider for [http://git-scm.com/ Git], built on top of JGit.
 
EGit is an [http://www.eclipse.org/org/documents/epl-v10.php EPL] licensed Eclipse Team provider for [http://git-scm.com/ Git], built on top of JGit.
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* [http://wiki.eclipse.org/EGit/New_and_Noteworthy New and Noteworthy for EGit]
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Contents

What is Git?

Git is a distributed SCM/VCS, which means every developer has a full copy of all history of every revision of the code, making queries against the history very fast and versatile. The EGit project is implementing Eclipse tooling on top of a Java implementation of Git.

What is JGit?

JGit is a EDL/BSD licensed, lightweight, pure Java library implementing the Git version control file access routines, network protocols, and core version control algorithms.

See the embrynonic JGitTutorial.

What is EGit?

EGit is an EPL licensed Eclipse Team provider for Git, built on top of JGit.

What is New and Noteworthy?

You can find the latest changes for EGit and JGit below:

What is EGit's target?

  • EGit Core bundle: TBD
  • EGit UI bundle: TBD

EGit 0.7.1 requires Eclipse 3.5 (Galileo) or newer. See bug 308027 for more details on providing support for Eclipse 3.4.

Compatible version of Git: To Be Announced.