When comparing Gogs vs GitPrep, the Slant community recommends Gogs for most people. In the question“What are the best self-hosted web-based Git repository managers?” Gogs is ranked 2nd while GitPrep is ranked 18th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Very light
Gogs is very light and has very low minimal requirements.
Pro Excellent performance and efficiency
The fact that it's written in Go means that it has excellent performance even with little resources (less RAM for example).
Pro Simple installation
The installation process is very simple, just a binary file that needs to be run on the directory where the user wants to install Gogs
Pro Open Source
Distributed under the MIT license.
Pro Cross-platform compatibility
Gogs is written in Go, this means that Gogs can be run anywhere that Go can compile. Be it Linux, Windows or OSX.
Pro Private and public repositories supported
GitPrep supports private and public repositories.
Pro Fast and lightweight
GitPrep is written in Perl and uses SQLite as a database, this makes of GitPrep one of the lighter and less resource-intensive alternatives out there.
Pro Easy Installation
GitPrep's setup and installation is very easy. It's only for linux/unix systems though, but it requires just some commands on the terminal to install.
Con Only one maintainer
The project is driven by only one maintainer. The development will stop if he for some reason stops supporting the project.
Con Can not make pull requests between branches of forked repositories
Con No third party provider support
Con Supports only git
Gogs supports only the Git management system.
Con Can't filter by a user to see all their commits in one place
I want to see a single user's entire history, but clicking a user's name only shows all users' history, not just the one I clicked.
Con Only has a repository browser
It has no support for issues, wikis, markdown, etc ...