tig - ncurses-based Git repository browser

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name tig
Package version 1.0
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 528 B
Download size 238.68 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This package contains a text-mode interface for the version control system
Git. It may be used to browse the history and contents of a repository.
The following main features are supported:
- View revision logs, commit messages, diffstats, diffs, archive trees and
file contents.
- Visualize revision graphs.
- Stage / unstage changes and add untracked files.
- Merge files.
- Cherry-pick commits.
tig may also be used as a pager. It reads input from stdin and colorizes it.


Package Version Architecture Repository
tig_1.0-2_i386.deb 1.0 i386 Debian Main
tig - - -


Name Value
git >= 1:
git-core >= 1:1.5.4
libc6 >= 2.4
libncursesw5 >= 5.6+20070908
libtinfo5 -


Type URL
Binary Package tig_1.0-2_amd64.deb
Source Package tig

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install tig deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install tig




2012-07-15 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (1.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches:
- Added bts680442-broken-graph.patch -- upstream patch fixing a regression
breaking the graph when path spec is specified; thanks to Simon Paillard
for reporting this (Closes: #680442).
* debian/source/format:
- Change to '3.0 (quilt)' format in order to apply the patch.
2012-05-17 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (1.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release; thanks to Salvatore Bonaccorso and Romain Francoise
for reporting this (Closes: #656810).
- Fixed substitution of %(xxx) in prompt commands; thanks to Daniel T Chen
for reporting this (Closes: #635546).
- Fixed 'go to a line' feature; thanks to Christian Ohm for reporting this
(Closes: #626124).
* debian/rules:
- Don't remove 'test-graph'; it is no longer installed by 'make install'.
- Don't try to install TODO; it no longer exists.
- Split build target into build-{arch,indep} as recommended by policy.
- Enabled harding build flags (use dpkg-buildflags).
* debian/control:
- Updated standards-version to 3.9.3 -- no changes.
2011-03-08 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (0.17-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
- Fixed ncurses 2.8 issue causing tig to fail to start; thanks to Tarek
Soliman for reporting this and RjY for pointing out the new upstream
release (Closes: #617318).
- Enabled revision graph rendering by default; thanks to Paul Wise for
reporting this (Closes: #611876).
* Uploading to unstable -- Squeeze has been released \o/
* debian/rules:
- (Again) pass -I/usr/include/ncursesw to CFLAGS; this is no longer
handled by the configure script which now uses the third-party
- Do not install 'test-graph' to the package.
- Install 'NEWS' as upstream changelog, rather than as 'NEWS'.
2010-09-21 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (0.16.2-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/patches:
- Removed bts594549-pager-segfault -- included upstream.
* debian/control, debian/rules:
- No longer use dpatch.
* Removed debian/README.source.
* Uploading to experimental because of the Squeeze freeze.
* debian/control:
- Updated Standards-Version to 3.9.1 -- no changes.
2010-09-03 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (0.16-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches:
- Added bts594549-pager-segfault - upstream patch fixing a segfault when
started in pager mode; thanks to Kumar Appaiah for reporting this and
pointing out the upstream fix (Closes: #594549).
* debian/control, debian/rules:
- Build-depend on and use dpatch.
* Added debian/README.source:
- The file includes a pointer to /usr/share/doc/dpatch/README.source.gz.
2010-06-22 - Sebastian Harl <tokkee@debian.org>
tig (0.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release; thanks to Sedat Dilek for the pointer
(Closes: #586560).
* debian/control:
- Updated versioned build-dep on asciidoc to versions >= 8.4 as documented
in the upstream `INSTALL' file.
- Updated standards-version to 3.8.4 -- no changes.
- Added epoch to versioned dependency on git-core and added git (>=
1: as an alternative dependency, according to the rename of
the package; thanks to Jonathan Nieder and Beat Bolli for reporting this
(Closes: #568582).
- Depend on ${misc:Depends}, as recommended by debhelper.

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