Binary package “git-core” in ubuntu intrepid

fast, scalable, distributed revision control system

 Git is popular version control system designed to handle very large
 projects with speed and efficiency; it is used mainly for various open
 source projects, most notably the Linux kernel.
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 Git falls in the category of distributed source code management tools.
 Every Git working directory is a full-fledged repository with full
 revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a
 central server.
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 This package provides the git main components with minimal dependencies.
 Additional functionality, e.g. a graphical user interface and revision
 tree visualizer, tools for interoperating with other VCS's, or a web
 interface, is provided as separate git* packages.