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GitStats is a git repository statistics generator. It browses the repository and outputs html page with statistics.



Existing ruby/gem environment

$ gem install git_stats

debian stretch (9.*)

# apt-get install ruby ruby-nokogiri ruby-nokogiri-diff ruby-nokogumbo
# gem install git_stats


$ sudo apt-get install ruby ruby-dev gcc zlib1g-dev make
$ sudo gem install git_stats



Print help

$ git_stats
  git_stats generate        # Generates the statistics of a repository
  git_stats help [COMMAND]  # Describe available commands or one specific command

Print help of the generate command

$ git_stats help generate
  git_stats generate

  p, [--path=PATH]                          # Path to repository from which statistics should be generated.
                                            # Default: .
  o, [--out-path=OUT_PATH]                  # Output path where statistics should be written.
                                            # Default: ./git_stats
  l, [--language=LANGUAGE]                  # Language of written statistics.
                                            # Default: en
  f, [--first-commit-sha=FIRST_COMMIT_SHA]  # Commit from where statistics should start.
  t, [--last-commit-sha=LAST_COMMIT_SHA]    # Commit where statistics should stop.
                                            # Default: HEAD
  s, [--silent], [--no-silent]              # Silent mode. Don't output anything.
  d, [--tree=TREE]                          # Tree where statistics should be generated.
                                            # Default: .
  c, [--comment-string=COMMENT_STRING]      # The string which is used for comments.
                                            # Default: //

Generates the statistics of a repository

Start generator with default settings

$ git_stats generate
  git rev-list --pretty=format:'%h|%at|%ai|%aE' HEAD | grep -v commit
  git shortlog -se HEAD

Start generator with some parameters in long and short form.

$ git_stats generate -o stats --langugage de
  git rev-list --pretty=format:'%h|%at|%ai|%aE' HEAD | grep -v commit
  git shortlog -se HEAD

API usage example

> repo = '.', first_commit_sha: 'abcd1234', last_commit_sha: 'HEAD')
> repo.authors
=> [...]
> repo.commits
=> [...]
> commit.files
=> [...]


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Make sure to add tests for it. This is important so I don't break it in a future version unintentionally.
  5. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  6. Create new Pull Request
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