NetBSD at GitHub


NetBSD developers maintain GitHub presence at

The src, xsrc and pkgsrc repositories, each as a read-only copy, have been available under since 2017-06:

History and Technical Details

Prior to 2017-06, an earlier generation of the export has been available under since 2011-07, which has been deprecated and discontinued in 2017-07 with the move to @NetBSD.

The export is maintained by joerg@ and performed through an intermediate step of converting the repositories from CVS into Fossil with cvs2fossil, which has been the process since 2011:

The core team has provided a statement on version control systems in 2015:

The pkgsrc repository has adopted a GitHub-friendly commit message policy in 2017, limiting the first line of the message to 65 characters:


Additionally, an independent export of the src tree from CVS directly into Git is performed by IIJ at

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