Git is popular version control system designed to handle very large projects with speed and efficiency; it is used for many high profile open source projects, most notably the Linux kernel.
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.
This package provides the git graphical user interface.
If aspell is installed, it can check the spelling of commit messages as the user types.
If meld is installed, it can be used for displaying diffs and for interactive merge conflict resolution.