GitDB allows you to access bare git repositories for reading and writing. It aims at allowing full access to loose objects as well as packs with performance and scalability in mind. It operates exclusively on streams, allowing to handle large objects with a small memory footprint.
pip install gitdb
If you want to go up to 20% faster, you can install gitdb-speedups with:
pip install gitdb-speedups
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The source is available in a git repository at gitorious and github:
Once the clone is complete, please be sure to initialize the submodules using
cd gitdb git submodule update --init
Run the tests with
The library is considered mature, and not under active development. It's primary (known) use is in git-python.
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