Gitea vs Gitolite: What are the differences?
Developers describe Gitea as "A painless self-hosted Git service". Gitea is a community managed lightweight code hosting solution written in Go. It published under the MIT license. On the other hand, Gitolite is detailed as "Setup git hosting on a central server, with fine-grained access control". Gitolite allows you to setup git hosting on a central server, with fine-grained access control and many more powerful features. Gitolite is an access control layer on top of git.
Gitea and Gitolite can be primarily classified as "Code Collaboration & Version Control" tools.
"Self-hosted" is the top reason why over 8 developers like Gitea, while over 4 developers mention "Easy setup" as the leading cause for choosing Gitolite.
Gitea and Gitolite are both open source tools. Gitea with 14.4K GitHub stars and 1.56K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Gitolite with 7.44K GitHub stars and 958 GitHub forks.