[MonoDevelop] git integration with monodevelop

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Wed Nov 12 14:48:08 EST 2008


> So in an effort to learn C#, I've decided to play along with this
> (hopefully with some help from the MonoDevelop team), but it seems
> to me that the best place to start is the fledgling libgit2 and link
> that with git-sharp. The primary reason for this is ofcourse that I
> think it'd be a terrible waste to have yet another from-scratch
> implementation of git in a new language (ruby, java, C#, C...). The
> secondary reason is that it would be neat to have more OSS projects
> use my favourite scm.
> Besides, getting something to rely on libgit2 early on is probably
> the best way to get more people interested in making development of
> it proceed rapidly.
> Thoughts anyone?

We would still like to see a port of jgit to C# as a fully managed
implementation, one that does not make P/Invoke calls into C code can
run on the sandboxed versions of .NET (Like the one available in
SecondLife, Unity3D, Silverlight and Mesh).


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