Magit is an interface to Git for Emacs. Unlike Emacs's native version control support, Magit can take advantage of Git's native features without breaking compatibility with other systems.
Download the latest tarball from the github download page, then Magit can be installed with the popular recipe of:
./autogen.sh # If you got the sources directly from Git ./configure make install
This will put magit.el into
Emacs should be able to find it. Then add
To get started with Magit, open any file in a Git repository in Emacs
M-x magit-status. Read the short help for magit-mode (
m in the Magit buffer), make some changes to your files, and try to
If you have any questions, please use the mailing list at Google Groups.
Magit's website is currently hosted on GitHub.
Magit was started by Marius Vollmer and is currently maintained by
Phil Jackson. For a full list of contributors have a look at
magit.el in the source distribution.
Magit's canonical source repository is currently hosted on GitHub.