libgit2 bindings for Rust


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libgit2 bindings for Rust

git2 = "0.6"

Building git2-rs

First, you'll need to install CMake. Afterwards, just run:

$ git clone
$ cd git2-rs
$ cargo build

Building on OSX 10.10+

Currently libssh2 requires linking against OpenSSL, and to compile libssh2 it also needs to find the OpenSSL headers. On OSX 10.10+ the OpenSSL headers have been removed, but if you're using Homebrew you can install them via:

brew install openssl

To get this library to pick them up the standard rust-openssl instructions can be used to transitively inform libssh2-sys about where the header files are:

export OPENSSL_INCLUDE_DIR=`brew --prefix openssl`/include
export OPENSSL_LIB_DIR=`brew --prefix openssl`/lib


git2-rs is primarily distributed under the terms of both the MIT license and the Apache License (Version 2.0), with portions covered by various BSD-like licenses.

See LICENSE-APACHE, and LICENSE-MIT for details.