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Python bindings for libgit2.

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Pygit2 is a set of Python bindings to the libgit2 shared library, libgit2 implements the core of Git. Pygit2 works with Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3

Pygit2 links:

Quick install guide

  1. Checkout the libgit2 stable branch:

    $ git clone git:// -b master
  2. Build and install libgit2—using-cmake

  3. Install pygit2 with pip:

    $ pip install pygit2

For detailed instructions check the documentation,


Fork libgit2/pygit2 on GitHub, make it awesomer (preferably in a branch named for the topic), send a pull request.


This is the list of authors of pygit2, sorted by number of commits (as shown by git shortlog -sn):

  • J David Ibáñez
  • Nico von Geyso
  • W Trevor King
  • Dave Borowitz
  • Carlos Martín Nieto
  • Daniel Rodríguez Troitiño
  • Richo Healey
  • Christian Boos
  • Julien Miotte
  • Martin Lenders
  • Xavier Delannoy
  • Yonggang Luo
  • Valentin Haenel
  • Bernardo Heynemann
  • John Szakmeister
  • David Versmisse
  • Petr Hosek
  • Rémi Duraffort
  • Sebastian Thiel
  • Han-Wen Nienhuys
  • Petr Viktorin
  • Alex Chamberlain
  • Amit Bakshi
  • Andrey Devyatkin
  • Ben Davis
  • Hervé Cauwelier
  • Jared Flatow
  • Jiunn Haur Lim
  • Sarath Lakshman
  • Vicent Marti
  • Zoran Zaric
  • András Veres-Szentkirályi
  • Benjamin Kircher
  • Benjamin Pollack
  • Bryan O’Sullivan
  • David Fischer
  • David Sanders
  • Eric Davis
  • Eric Schrijver
  • Erik van Zijst
  • Ferengee
  • Fraser Tweedale
  • Hugh Cole-Baker
  • Josh Bleecher Snyder
  • Jun Omae
  • Ridge Kennedy
  • Rui Abreu Ferreira
  • Xu Tao
  • pistacchio


GPLv2 with linking exception.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2, as published by the Free Software Foundation.

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This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

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