Pijul is a free and open source (GPL2) distributed version control system. Its distinctive feature is to be based on a sound theory of patches, which makes it easy to learn and use, and really distributed.

Since April 2017, Pijul is bootstrapped, meaning that we use it for its own development. See its repository there:



Because Pijul is based on a sound model of collaborative editing, its behavior matches intuition, every time.

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Truly Distributed

Means no more downtime,
no possibilities of censorship, be it from states or from companies.

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Pijul started as an attempt to fix the performance of darcs, and ended up among the fastest distributed version control systems.

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