dlibgit - libgit2 D bindings
These are the D bindings to the libgit2 library.
dlibgit has been updated and now targets libgit v0.19.0.
Note: A partial D-oriented API is in the
D_API branch. Currently it's not being worked on (I don't have enough free time or effort to finish the API). But if you want to, you may fork the project and continue writing the API.
The new C-based bindings are now part of the
_version.dfiles have been renamed to
version_.d, as this is the usual D convention of naming modules that use D keywords.
C-based documentation in the header files is now included with the .d files.
Enums members can now be accessed both with their fully qualified name (e.g.
auto x = git_otype.GIT_OBJ_ANY), and as if they were defined in module scope (e.g.
auto x = GIT_OBJ_ANY).
- Currently the opaque structs are defined as structs with a disabled default ctor, and a disabled
copy ctor. Ordinarily opaque structs are defined via the
struct S;syntax, however due to a compiler bug (Issue 10497) the alternative syntax had to be used.
- Get the libgit2 DLL from here.
- Or build
- Get the libgit2 shared library with your package manager, making sure you're getting the
- Or build
Building libgit2 manually
$ cd <your-folder-of-choice> $ git clone git://github.com/libgit2/libgit2.git $ cd libgit2 $ git checkout v0.19.0
- Then follow these instructions: https://github.com/libgit2/libgit2#building-libgit2---using-cmake
- You might need to install zlib if cmake says it's missing (On Posix use your package manager to find the
Additional Posix notes:
Make sure the libgit2 shared lib path is in your ld conf file, for example on Linux Mint libgit2 installs to
/usr/local/lib, so either edit
$ LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib $ export LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Building and running samples
$ rdmd build.d samples/diff/diff.d $ bin\diff.exe .git 2504016ab220b5b 1e8ffc04be048c0
- This will diff the first two commits in dlibgit.
- You could pass an absolute path, e.g.
$ rdmd build.d samples/showindex/showindex.d $ bin\showindex.exe .git
git client sample: Note: This sample has not been ported to v0.19.0 yet.
$ rdmd build.d samples/network/git.d $ bin\git.exe ls-remote git://github.com/AndrejMitrovic/dlibgit.git $ bin\git.exe index-pack path\to\.git\objects\pack\abcd1234.pack $ bin\git.exe clone git://github.com/AndrejMitrovic/dlibgit.git ../../dlibgit2_clone
cloneis not the same as git's
clonecommand, it does not deflate git object files.
fetchdoesn't currently work due to some bugs in network\fetch.d.
path\towith a valid path for index-pack.
On win32 some libgit functions work with either form of slashes, but you should prefer using forward slashes.
As a convenience you can import
git.c (with the new 2.064 package import feature) to import all modules at once.
- The libgit2 homepage and github repository.
- Git Merge 2013 - Current status of libgit2 - conference video.
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