[erlang-questions] erlgit - convenience Erlang wrapper around git executable

Gleb Peregud <>
Fri Aug 24 23:00:51 CEST 2012


On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 10:56 PM, Motiejus Jakštys
<> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 10:44:47PM +0200, Gleb Peregud wrote:
>> Hello again folks!
>>
>> I am glad to present yet another project open sourced by LivePress
>> Inc. This time it is a standalone convenience wrapper around git
>> executable:
>>
>> https://github.com/gleber/erlgit
>>
>>
>> I hope it will be useful for someone except for me.
>
> Funny coincidence. Today I was thinking about making libgit2[1] bindings
> for Erlang (I need some time-consuming project for my final year
> university project, ideas welcome). Would that be useful? Probably
> not.. And here you go :)
>
> If somebody will convince me that libgit2 bindings to Erlang is a
> valid/necessary use case.. I will do that. Anyone?

Actually there is one which is in it's infancy:
https://github.com/schacon/geef - it needs a lot of love to be useful
for any high-level git repository manipulations. erlgit uses git
executable, which is always a bad solution in a long run, so in a long
run I had a vision where geef implements low level libgit2 features
and erlgit uses geef to provide a easy to use high level API.



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