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zigi: The git interface for the rest of us!
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Installing zigi

Make sure you have git installed on your Mainframe. In order to install git, head on over to and create an account. Then download git, bash, gzip and perl and bring all those files to one directory in USS.

Then head on over to and stick that installer in the same directory as the things you downloaded from rocket.

Run that script.

You should now have git installed on you Mainframe.

Clone this repository and run the installer via:

git clone
cd zigi

Make sure you are authorizes to allocate the target datasets

Contributing to zigi?

Yes please!

Known Issues (maybe solutions...)

Git not found (even though you installed it)

Zigi needs to find the git executable in the 'PATH'. To determine the 'PATH' zigi sources /etc/proifile and ˜.profile. Make sure one of these files contains the correct EXPORT statements.

Weird Certificate Errors

When faced with a "SSL Certificate problem: unable to get local issuer" this might 'fix' it. Please note that this will disable encryption for all uses of git and this is strongly discouraged in non-sandbox environments.

git config --global http.sslVerify false
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