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authorRobin Stocker2012-09-08 13:58:37 (EDT)
committer Robin Stocker2012-09-08 13:58:37 (EDT)
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README: Convert to Markdown and rename to README.mdrefs/changes/92/7692/1
This makes it display nicely on the GitHub mirror repository. And it is still very pleasant to read in plain text. Change-Id: I0c5e1caa58a22684cdbd9a02e9ec38e97d5adb1a Signed-off-by: Robin Stocker <robin@nibor.org>
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diff --git a/README b/README.md
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+++ b/README.md
@@ -1,22 +1,26 @@
- == Java GIT ==
+Java Git
+========
This package is licensed under the EDL (Eclipse Distribution
License).
- org.eclipse.jgit/
+- org.eclipse.jgit/
A pure Java library capable of being run standalone, with no
additional support libraries. Some JUnit tests are provided
to exercise the library. The library provides functions to
- read and write a GIT formatted repository.
+ read and write a Git formatted repository.
All portions of jgit are covered by the EDL. Absolutely no GPL,
LGPL or EPL contributions are accepted within this package.
- org.eclipse.jgit.test/
+- org.eclipse.jgit.test/
+
Unit tests for org.eclipse.jgit and the same licensing rules.
- == WARNINGS / CAVEATS ==
+
+Warnings/Caveats
+----------------
- Symbolic links are not supported because java does not support it.
Such links could be damaged.
@@ -48,9 +52,11 @@ License).
- We try to use the same notation of $HOME as C Git does. On Windows
this is often not same value as the user.home system property.
- == Package Features ==
- org.eclipse.jgit/
+Package Features
+----------------
+
+- org.eclipse.jgit/
* Read loose and packed commits, trees, blobs, including
deltafied objects.
@@ -85,12 +91,14 @@ License).
Push via ssh, git and Amazon S3. JGit does not yet deltify
the pushed packs so they may be a lot larger than C Git packs.
- org.eclipse.jgit.pgm/
+- org.eclipse.jgit.pgm/
* Assorted set of command line utilities. Mostly for ad-hoc testing of jgit
log, glog, fetch etc.
- == Missing Features ==
+
+Missing Features
+----------------
There are a lot of missing features. You need the real Git for this.
For some operations it may just be the preferred solution also. There
@@ -114,18 +122,22 @@ partial files simple.
- submodule support
Submodules are not supported or even recognized.
- == Support ==
+
+Support
+-------
Post question, comments or patches to the git@vger.kernel.org mailing list.
- == Contributing ==
+Contributing
+------------
See SUBMITTING_PATCHES in this directory. However, feedback and bug reports
are also contributions.
- == About GIT ==
+About Git
+---------
More information about GIT, its repository format, and the canonical
C based implementation can be obtained from the GIT websites: