When comparing GitPrep vs sourcehut, the Slant community recommends sourcehut for most people. In the question“What are the best self-hosted web-based Git repository managers?” sourcehut is ranked 21st while GitPrep is ranked 23rd. The most important reason people chose sourcehut is:
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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.
Pro Email-Based Communication and Coordination
Unlike other services that make their communication services like mainstream social media, Sourcehut uses good old mailing lists to make things simpler. It capitalizes on git's "git send-email" feature. This is in adherence to Sourcehut's general design, which is to make simple, reliable products. The official website is at https://lists.sr.ht, and they have a tutorial on setting your git client up at https://git-send-email.io
Pro Includes build service
Sourcehut has an automated build service at https://builds.sr.ht that can build your code from it's repository. Because the project is in alpha, this service is currently free (they will build your projects for you for free!)
Pro "Pro" features are free since the project is still in Alpha
Because the project is in alpha, the "pro" features are free.
Con Only has a repository browser
It has no support for issues, wikis, markdown, etc ...