Do you use Emacs? Do you use Git? If so, check out Magit, a delightful Emacs mode that provides a convenient interface to working with Git. Unlike many VCS modes, Magit is fully Git-centric: It understands the Git way of branching, staging, committing, history-rewriting, tagging, merging, pushing and pulling. It even knows about the reflog and has some git-svn support.
If you’re a Fedora user, just install the emacs-magit package. The package is currently in testing, so install it with the following command:
$ sudo yum --enablereo=updates-testing install emacs-magit
One more thing, Fedora users: please don’t forget to provide feedback on the package. It’s easy:
- Just visit the emacs-magit page in Bodhi
- Click on the package you installed (e.g., the Fedora 9 or 10 flavor)
- Add a comment, selecting “Works for me” or “Does not work” as appropriate