I’ve run my own personal git service for several years now. Previously, it was with cgit on nginx and gitolite. I then modded cgit with some password maintenance features. After a while, I tried using several more “modern” git repo hosting solutions, and I’ve finally settled on gogs, the Go Git Service.
The reasons I’ve landed on gogs include:
- It’s compact and simple – installs and upgrades are a breeze thanks to Go
- It includes SSH git-pack-receive support out-of-the-box
- It has GitHub-like features such as issues, comments, pull requests, and more
I’ve taken the liberty of pushing copies of all of the repos I care about on GitHub over to my gogs instance. Any of those that I still update will be pushed to GitHub as well, but I’m trying to make gogs my primary repo source from here on out.