Git tidbits

There’s a new Git GUI on Windows: It uses libgit2 and .NET 4.5.

GitHub for Windows is also libgit2+.NET:, and interoperates with the GitHub site. However, since libgit2 isn’t yet feature-complete, GitHub for Windows also uses msysGit where necessary.

Since libgit2 has pluggable backends, people have used it to store Git repositories in databases: Some existing backends include Memcached, MySQL, Redis and SQLite.

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