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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.


Two version of git are available - an older version that is provided by the operating system:

$ git --version
git version

And a much newer version that can be activated by loading a module file:

$ module load git    # OR
$ module load git/2.39.2-GCCcore-12.2.0-nodocs
$ git --version
git version 2.39.2

Git training and help resources

Installation notes

The git module has been installed using Easybuild and a custom git-2.39.2-GCCcore-12.2.0-nodocs.eb which can be found on system in the installation directory: /opt/apps/testapps/common/easybuild/easyconfigs/stanage/easyconfigs/g/git