Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
An old version of git is installed as part of the system’s opertaing system. As such, it is available everywhere, including on the log-in nodes:
$ git --version git version 1.7.1
This was released in April 2010. We recommend that you load the most up to date version using modules - something that can only be done after starting an interactive
module load apps/gcc/5.2/git/2.5