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The group-git tool allows you perform operations on many git repositories at once. For example updating many repositores with the latest upstream code:

bash $ group-git pull

Would update all git repositories in the current directory.

Several git comands have some extras such as status which adds the --quiet parameter which will suppress output for repositories with not changes.

There are also tool to help with various git repository servers such as

  • Github
  • Bitbucket Server (nee Stash)
  • Gitosis

Repository Helpers

These helpers allow you to store your credentials in a group-git.yml configuration file and will find all repositories you have access to. If you use the group-git pull command it will automatically clone any repository not currently downloaded for you.

Tagging repositories

You can also tag repositories to limit opperations to a subset of available repositories. There are 3 ways to tag repositories:

  • Add a tag file(s) to the root of the repository (eg `.my-tag.tag>)
  • Use a tagger library, Group::Git comes with two, remore and local which determine if the repository has a remote or not.
  • The Bitbucket server helper will tag repositories with their project.

Extending with your own commands

Group::Git looks for commands in the perl modules path Group::Git::Cmd and it look in the path for any command in the form of group-git-cmd or git-cmd as well as supoorting all the built in git commands. If you want perform an operation you can write your own script put it your path and Group::Git will find it execute it the same was git would.


To install this module from CPAN:

```bash $ capnm Group::Git

or if you don't have the cpanm command

$ cpan Group::Git ```

Or from source run the following commands:


with cpanm

$ cpanm .


$ perl Build.PL $ ./Build $ ./Build test $ ./Build install ```


After installing, you can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

perldoc Group::Git

You can also look for information at:

RT, CPAN's request tracker

AnnoCPAN, Annotated CPAN documentation

CPAN Ratings

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Source Code


Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Ivan Wills

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either: the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; or the Artistic License.

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