libgit2 is a portable, pure C implementation of the Git core methods provided as a re-entrant linkable library with a solid API, allowing you to write native speed custom Git applications in any language which supports C bindings.

  • 100% Cross-Platform

    Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Amiga, MinGW and fully native Windows.

  • Zero Dependencies

    Builds out of the box with no dependencies. Works in embedded devices and iOS.

  • C89

    Written with portability in mind. Builds in GCC, Clang and MSVC.

  • Permissive Licensing

    GPLv2 with Linking Exception. Link with open and proprietary software, no strings attached.

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