gitg man page

gitg — Git repository viewer

Synopsis

gitg [OPTION]... [REPOSITORY]...

Description

gitg is a graphical user interface for git. It aims at being a small, fast and convenient tool to visualize the history of git repositories. Besides visualization, gitg also provides several utilities to manage your repository and commit your work.

Options

Help Options:

-h, --help

Show help options

--help-all

Show all help options

--help-gtk

Show GTK+ Options

Application Options:

-v, --version

Show the application?s version

--activity

Start gitg with a particular activity

-c, --commit

Start gitg with the commit activity (shorthand for --activity commit)

--no-wd

Do not try to load a repository from the current working directory

--standalone

Run gitg in standalone mode

--display=DISPLAY

X display to use

-a, --all

Select all commits by default in the history activity

-b, --branches

Select all branches by default in the history activity

-r, --remotes

Select all remotes by default in the history activity

-t, --tags

Select all tags by default in the history activity

-s, --select-reference=REFERENCE

Select the specified reference by default in the history activity

gitg will try to load any REPOSITORY passed as command line argument (multiple paths can be passed).

If no repository is specified, gitg will try to open the repository specified by the GIT_DIR environment variable; if GIT_DIR is not set gitg will try to open the repository at the current working directory.

Environment Variables

GIT_DIR

If the GIT_DIR environment variable is set, and no repositories have been passed as command line arguments, then it specifies a path to use instead of the default .git for the base of the repository.

Authors

Jesse van den Kieboom  <jesse@icecrew.nl>
Alberto Fanjul  <albfan@gnome.org>

Info

December 2018