New CTAN package: gitinfo

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Tue Aug 30 10:45:12 CEST 2011

quoth the daemon, just after i had switched my home computer off for the night:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: gitinfo
> Author's name: Brent Longborough
> Package version: 1.0
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/
> Summary description: git metadata in LaTeX documents
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The gitinfo package provides the means to provide documents 
> with version control metadata from their git repository. The 
> metadata is made available through a set of LaTeX commands 
> such as \gitAuthorEmail. Some tinkering with git hooks is 
> necessary, but a step-by-step guide is provided.

thanks for the upload; i have installed the package and made an entry
for it in the catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
> or they may browse the package directory at

The catalogue entry will first appear (some time) overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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