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Lite, typed, python library wrapper for git, svn, mercurial, etc.

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libvcs is a lite, typed, pythonic wrapper for git, hg, and svn. Powers vcspull.


$ pip install --user libvcs

Open up python:

$ python

Or for nice autocompletion and highlighting:

$ pip install --user ptpython
$ ptpython

Commands (experimental)

Simple subprocess wrappers around git(1), hg(1), svn(1). Here is Git w/ Git.clone:

import pathlib
from libvcs.cmd.git import Git

git = Git(dir=pathlib.Path.cwd() / 'my_git_repo')


Create a GitProject object of the project to inspect / checkout / update:

import pathlib
from libvcs.projects.git import GitProject

repo = GitProject(
   dir=pathlib.Path().cwd() / "my_repo",
       'gitlab': ''

Update / clone repo:

>>> r.update_repo()

Get revision:

>>> r.get_revision()


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