libgit: Simple Git Wrapper

[ bsd3, development, library ] [ Propose Tags ]
Versions 0.1.0, 0.3.0, 0.3.1
Dependencies base (>=3 && <6), mtl, process [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Vincent Hanquez <>
Author Vincent Hanquez <>
Maintainer Vincent Hanquez <>
Category Development
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Uploaded by VincentHanquez at Thu May 14 08:51:06 UTC 2015
Distributions LTSHaskell:0.3.1, NixOS:0.3.1, Stackage:0.3.1, openSUSE:0.3.1
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Simple git wrapper to access common git functions in a simple haskell way.

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haskell libgit

Build Status BSD Haskell

hs-libgit is a haskell wrapper for git.

It provides lowlevel operations (list/cat object, ..) and some high level operation (commit, checkout, diff...). it requires the git binary available on the system.

Example usage, in ghci

Prelude>:m +Lib.Git Prelude Lib.Git> :m +System.Directory Prelude Lib.Git System.Directory> createDirectoryIfMissing True "/tmp/repodir" Prelude Lib.Git System.Directory> let cfg = makeConfig "/tmp/repodir" Nothing Prelude Lib.Git System.Directory> runGit cfg (initDB False)

You will now have an initialised git repo in /tmp/repodir.


  • clean the commit/tree parsing
  • make it more robust/better error checking
  • split modules into multiples files (lowlevel, monad, highlevel)