Understanding Git Workflows

A picture of a complicated network of Git commits

We have recently begun an extensive evaluation of our tool that recognises the major Git workflows from an examination of the commit and branching patterns in use in a Git repository. We’ve created a common framework for defining Git workflows that allows the relationships between different workflows to be clearly identified and understood. We want to see if the framework is precise enough to allow us to accurately identify the workflows in use on a project.

We’re using repositories publicly hosted on GitHub to carry out these tests. See the project page for more information, and details of our privacy policy and how we are handling the data obtained. This page lists the repositories we are using in the study. If you are a contributor to one of these, please see the data management plan and privacy policy regarding our use of your data on the project page.

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