Newby question about


I know that cargo can get a library from a git repository or from
Does use git repos as backend or how does it work? uses a git repository as the index listing package registrations (cratesio-index), but it doesn't use git for the crates themselves. The crate sources themselves are packed into .crate files, uploaded to, and stored on S3.

If you're interested, is open source! The code is available at

Which, IIRC, are just .tar.gz files with the extension changed.