Fossil vs Gogs: What are the differences?
What is Fossil? Simple, high-reliability, distributed software configuration management. Fossil is a software configuration management system. Fossil is software that is designed to control and track the development of a software project and to record the history of the project. There are many such systems in use today. Fossil strives to distinguish itself from the others by being extremely simple to setup and operate.
What is Gogs? A self-hosted Git service written in Go. The goal of this project is to make the easiest, fastest and most painless way to set up a self-hosted Git service. With Go, this can be done in independent binary distribution across ALL platforms that Go supports, including Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.
Fossil and Gogs can be primarily classified as "Code Collaboration & Version Control" tools.
Some of the features offered by Fossil are:
- Bug Tracking And Wiki
- Web Interface
On the other hand, Gogs provides the following key features:
- Activity timeline
- SSH/HTTP(S) protocol support
- SMTP/LDAP/reverse proxy authentication support
Gogs is an open source tool with 30.8K GitHub stars and 3.56K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Gogs's open source repository on GitHub.