Git - A Brief History of Git

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A Brief History of Git

  • Linus uses BitKeeper to manage Linux code
  • Ran into BitKeeper licensing issue
    • Liked functionality
    • Looked at CVS as how not to do things
  • April 5, 2005 - Linus sends out email showing first version
  • June 15, 2005 - Git used for Linux version control