Library for operating on GIT repositories based on libgit2
To use this package, run the following command in your project's root directory:
This library provides an idiomatic D interface to the libgit2 library. It is based on the Deimos libgit2 bindings and currently supports versions 0.19.0 and 0.20.0 of libgit2. This library is available as a DUB package.
This project was originally started by Andrej Mitrovic as a set of bindings to libgit2. He since started to implement a D wrapper interface, which was taken up by David Nadlinger. Since some time, Sönke Ludwig has continued the maintainership and completed most of the D API, moving the C bindings to a separate package to make the D API independent of libgit2's development.
v0.50.2 - v0.50.4
GitRemote.autoTag, and a
SysTimebased overload of
GitObjectcan now be converted to
- Various small fixes and improvements to exception handling in callbacks
- Added support for indexes, submodules and tags
- Time values are handled as
- "Upcasts" from
GitObjectto specialized types, such as
GitCommitare supported now
GitSignaturenow has getter properties for all fields
- The version number has been incremented to be independent of the underlying libgit2 version - dlibgit aims to always support the latest versions of libgit2 under a unified API
- The D interface is about 70% finished
- All C bindings have been removed in favor of the separate Deimos package
- The new C-based bindings are now part of the
_version.dfiles have been renamed to
version_.d, as this is the usual D convention of naming modules that use D keywords.
- C-based documentation in the header files is now included with the .d files.
- Enums members can now be accessed both with their fully qualified name (e.g.
auto x = git_otype.GIT_OBJ_ANY), and as if they were defined in module scope (e.g.
auto x = GIT_OBJ_ANY).
Currently the opaque structs are defined as structs with a disabled default ctor, and a disabled copy ctor. Ordinarily opaque structs are defined via the
struct S;syntax, however due to a compiler bug (Issue 10497) the alternative syntax had to be used.
Make sure you either clone with
git clone --recursive, or if you've already cloned then use:
$ git submodule init $ git submodule update
A pre-built version of the libgit2 DLL is included with the bindings package
- Get the libgit2 shared library with your package manager
- Or build
- Making sure you install the right version of the libgit2 bindings (e.g.
dub fetch libgit2 --version=0.19.2or
dub fetch libgit2 --version=0.20.1)
Building libgit2 manually
$ cd <your-folder-of-choice> $ git clone git://github.com/libgit2/libgit2.git $ cd libgit2 $ git checkout v0.20.0
- Then follow these instructions: https://github.com/libgit2/libgit2#building-libgit2---using-cmake
- You might need to install zlib if cmake says it's missing (On Posix use your package manager to find the
Additional Posix notes:
Make sure the libgit2 shared lib path is in your ld conf file, for example on Linux Mint libgit2 installs to
/usr/local/lib, so either edit
$ LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib $ export LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Building and running samples
<span style="color: red">Note that the samples are not yet ported to the new D API and are currently absent from the repository</span>
$ rdmd build.d diff/diff.d $ bin\diff.exe .git 2504016ab220b5b 1e8ffc04be048c0
- This will diff the first two commits in dlibgit.
- You could pass an absolute path, e.g.
$ rdmd build.d showindex/showindex.d $ bin\showindex.exe .git
git client sample: Note: This sample has not been ported to v0.19.0 yet.
$ rdmd build.d samples/network/git.d $ bin\git.exe ls-remote git://github.com/s-ludwig/dlibgit.git $ bin\git.exe index-pack path\to\.git\objects\pack\abcd1234.pack $ bin\git.exe clone git://github.com/s-dludwig/dlibgit.git ../../dlibgit2_clone
cloneis not the same as git's
clonecommand, it does not deflate git object files.
fetchdoesn't currently work due to some bugs in network\fetch.d.
path\towith a valid path for index-pack.
On win32 some libgit functions work with either form of slashes, but you should prefer using forward slashes.
As a convenience you can import
git.c (with the new 2.064 package import feature) to import all modules at once.
You can use the libgit2 [API] docs. The [general] example is a good read.
- The libgit2 [homepage] and [github] repository.
- [Git Merge 2013] - Current status of libgit2 - conference video.
See libgit's [COPYING] file, included in the
src/git/c folder. Also see the licensing remarks on the [libgit2] github page.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
- Registered by Sönke Ludwig
- 0.50.6 released 4 years ago
- LGPL 2
- Copyright © 2013 Andrej Mitrovic, 2014 © David Nadlinger, 2014 © Sönke Ludwig