The Eclipse Foundation has made Gerrit available for projects using the Git version control system at https://git.eclipse.org/r/. This allows patches to be sent directly in the form of commits which can be applied to a Git repository, although the Eclipse IP Process needs to be updated to make it widely useful. Read on to find out what this means for Eclipse projects.
The number of projects using Git has passed the number of repositories using SVN at Eclipse, making Git the single most popular version control system for Eclipse projects. InfoQ takes a look at the numbers, and the increasing number of DVCS repositories used by foundations and hosting providers.
Today, on the one-year anniversary of the purchase of BitBucket, Atlassian announced that BitBucket will be offering Git repositories, as well as their long-supported Hg repositories
Version 2.6 of MonoDevelop, the open-source IDE for .NET and Mono development, includes several new features, the most notable of which are Git integration and support for the Mac platform via the MonoMac add-in.
GitHub just added a new feature: files in the web view of a Git repository can now be edited and then committed in the browser. A similar feature was added to Google Code a few months ago.
Google Code has finally released support for Git repositories on Google Code, adding to the existing DVCS support with Mercurial and the CVCS support of Subversion. The only remaining player not to fully move towards Git repositories is now Apache, which has its own read-only copies of a writable Subversion repository.
GitHub recently announced they had passed two million git repositories hosted, with 70% being created in the last year alone and an expected 1m users later this year. What else is new at GitHub?