The hit package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

An haskell implementation of git storage operations, allowing users to manipulate git repositories (read and write).

This implementation is fully interoperable with the main C implementation.

This is stricly only manipulating the git store (what's inside the .git directory), and doesn't do anything with the index or your working directory files.

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Versions0.1.0, 0.2.0, 0.2.1, 0.2.2, 0.3.0, 0.4.0, 0.4.1, 0.4.2, 0.4.3, 0.5.0, 0.5.1, 0.5.2, 0.5.3, 0.5.4, 0.5.5, 0.6.0, 0.6.1, 0.6.2, 0.6.3
Change logNone available
Dependenciesattoparsec (>=0.10.1), base (==4.*), blaze-builder, bytestring, containers, cryptohash, directory, filepath, hashable, hashtables, hit, mtl, parsec (>=3), random, system-fileio, system-filepath, time, vector, zlib, zlib-bindings (==0.1.*) [details]
CopyrightVincent Hanquez <>
AuthorVincent Hanquez <>
MaintainerVincent Hanquez <>
Home page
Source repositoryhead: git clone git://
UploadedSat Sep 29 06:35:32 UTC 2012 by VincentHanquez
DistributionsDebian:0.6.3, LTSHaskell:0.6.3, NixOS:0.6.3, Stackage:0.6.3
Downloads3644 total (76 in last 30 days)
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Maintainers' corner

For package maintainers and hackage trustees

Readme for hit-0.4.0


Hit is a reimplementation of some git operations in pure haskell.

what it does do:

what is doesn't do:

The main functions for users are available from the Data.Git module.

The essential functions are:

API Example

resolving path of the README file and returning the reference to the blob :

{-# LANGUAGE OverloadedStrings #-}
import Data.Git.Repository

showPathRef commitRef = withRepo ".git" $ \git -> do
    ref <- maybe (error "inexistent object at this path") id `fmap` resolvePath git commitRef ["README"]
    putStrLn ("README has the reference: " ++ show ref)

catting an object from a ref:

import Data.Git.Repository

catFile ref = withRepo ".git" $ \git -> do
    obj <- maybe (error "not a valid object") id `fmap` getObjectRaw git ref True
    L.putStrLn (oiData obj)

more examples on how to use api can be found in Hit.hs.