ruby-git - Ruby interface to the Git revision control system

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name ruby-git
Package version 1.2.8
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 123 B
Download size 22.88 KB
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Description -


Package Version Architecture Repository
ruby-git_1.2.8-1_all.deb 1.2.8 all Debian Main
ruby-git - - -


Name Value
git -
ruby -
ruby-interpreter -


Name Value
libgit-ruby << 1.2.5-2
libgit-ruby1.8 << 1.2.5-2


Type URL
Binary Package ruby-git_1.2.8-1_all.deb
Source Package ruby-git

Install Howto

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




2014-10-25 - Michael Schutte <>
ruby-git (1.2.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version, closes: #763889.
- Refresh patch no_color_pipes.
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.6, no source changes needed.
* Remove libgit-ruby* transitional packages, closes: #735703.
2013-12-01 - Michael Schutte <>
ruby-git (1.2.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
- Fully supports Ruby 2.0; drop requirement on Ruby 1.8 through
XS-Ruby-Versions, closes: #730887.
- Install instead of README.
* Rename patches/no_color_pipes to patches/no_color_pipes.diff and update.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5, no changes needed.
* Use the hostname in Vcs-* URLs.
* Point to the correct URL for the 1.0 machine-readable copyright spec in
* Depend on git instead of git-core.
* Make transitional packages Priority: extra.
2011-06-12 - Michael Schutte <>
ruby-git (1.2.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Rename to ruby-git and switch to dh_ruby packaging, see
* Drop the API documentation according to the decision reported there.
* Point Vcs-* to the renamed repo.
* Turn libgit-ruby{,1.8} into empty transitional packages, taking over
the entire libgit-ruby source package.
* Update debian/copyright to the frozen revision of DEP 5.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2, no changes needed.
2011-02-16 - Michael Schutte <>
libgit-ruby (1.2.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* New patch no_color_pipes, closes: #592673.  Use the “--no-color” switch on
commands like “git branch” and “git diff” to avoid problems in parsing
their output when “color.* = always”.
* Convert package to the 3.0 (quilt) source format.
* Use debhelper 7.0.50 override features in debian/rules, adjust
build-dependency accordingly.
* Move libgit-ruby to section ruby (formerly libs).
* Change description so the package cannot be mistaken for a pure Ruby
implementation of Git.
* Use githubredir in the watchfile as no tarballs are provided by upstream
(gems are the primary path of distribution).
* Change the maintainer e-mail address in control and copyright.
* Remove Homepage: field from debian/control (seems to be gone).
* Simplify debian/copyright to the current DEP-5 draft.
* Distinguish libgit-ruby{,1.8} in their short descriptions.
* Add ${misc:Depends}.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1, no changes needed.
* Update Vcs-* headers (changed username on Alioth).
* Document quilt patches according to DEP-3.
2008-06-22 - Michael Schutte <>
libgit-ruby (1.0.7-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Depend on git-core, closes: #486681.
* Add Paul van Tilburg to Uploaders.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.0 (no changes needed).
2008-06-04 - Michael Schutte <>
libgit-ruby (1.0.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release, closes: #483002.

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