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Installation and configuration


Currently, excav is not available in any package system like Homebrew etc. But it's simple binary file which can be easily installed with those two methods:

MacOS & Linux

You can install excav with curl or get with those one-liners:

curl -s | sh
wget -q -O - | sh


Download the correct binary for your platform from project's GitHub. Uncompress the binary to you PATH.


After installation is done, you can configure it by running the init. You will be prompted few questions about your GitHub/GitLab etc.

excav init 

Initialization process creates ~/.config/excav/config.yaml for you. You can do any further configuration changes in this file.