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Retrieves repo information without relying on the git command.


var getRepoInfo = require('git-repo-info');
var info = getRepoInfo();
info.branch         //=> will be the current branch 
info.sha            //=> will be the current sha 
info.abbreviatedSha //=> will be the first 10 chars of the current sha 
info.tag            //=> will be the tag for the current sha (or `null` if no tag exists) 
info.committer      //=> will be the committer for the current sha 
info.committerDate  //=> will be the commit date for the current sha         //=> will be the author for the current sha 
info.authorDate     //=> will be the authored date for the current sha 
info.commitMessage  //=> will be the commit message for the current sha 

When called without any arguments, git-repo-info will automatically lookup upwards into parent directories to find the first match with a .git folder.

If passed an argument, it will be assumed to be the path to the repo's .git folder to inspect.