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Old 25th November 2012
J65nko J65nko is offline
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Default Pro Git by Scott Chacon

For development of my OpenBSD snapshot tracking utilities I used RCS. See rcs(1)

More than two years ago I decided to play with git, one of the newer kids on the 'revision control' block.

Having forgotten most of it, I happened to find a reference to a free online book about git: http://git-scm.com/book this morning. A dead tree version of the book is published by http://www.apress.com/

Having read only a few chapters, this post is not a review, but I found this book a nice addition to the /usr/local/share/doc/git/user-manual.html that is part of my git install on OpenBSD.

If you are interested in git and want to learn more, this free online book surely is worth reading.
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Old 15th December 2012
silex silex is offline
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+1 it really exposes git internals. i've read it 2 years ago, i think it was mentioned on Github.
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Old 10th June 2015
spiderpig spiderpig is offline
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The second edition was released last November, and still available free in a number of electronic formats:

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git, git(1), version control system

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