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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.
  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.
Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 12/1/2016.

Git (for Windows) - Git is a powerful distributed Source Code Management tool. If you just want to use Git to do your version control in Windows, you will need to download Git for Windows, run the installer, and you are ready to start.

Note: Git for Windows is a project run by volunteers, so if you want it to improve, volunteer!

Package Specifics

The package uses default install options minus cheetah integration and desktop icons. Cheetah prevents a good upgrade scenario, so it has been removed.

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /GitOnlyOnPath - this puts gitinstall\cmd on path. This is also done by default if no package parameters are set.
  • /GitAndUnixToolsOnPath - this puts gitinstall\bin on path. This setting will override /GitOnlyOnPath.
  • /NoAutoCrlf - this setting only affects new installs, it will not override an existing .gitconfig. This will ensure 'Checkout as is, commit as is'

These parameters can be passed to the installer with the use of -params.
For example: -params '"/GitAndUnixToolsOnPath /NoAutoCrlf"'.

To install Git, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install git

To upgrade Git, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade git

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Software Author(s)

  • Johannes Schindelin
  • msysgit Committers

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Git 2.10.2 21215 Wednesday, November 2, 2016 approved
Git 2.10.1 21739 Tuesday, October 4, 2016 approved
Git 2.10.0 20609 Saturday, September 3, 2016 approved
Git 2.9.3 16105 Saturday, August 13, 2016 approved
Git 2.9.2 13118 Sunday, July 17, 2016 approved
Git 2.9.0 162 Tuesday, June 14, 2016 approved
Git 2.8.4 133 Wednesday, June 8, 2016 approved
Git 2.8.3 54 Friday, May 20, 2016 approved
Git 2.8.2 140 Sunday, May 8, 2016 approved
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