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Opening up to the world, and full speed ahead

Our ambition is to collect, preserve, and share the source code of all software ever written. In the very intense year 2018 that has passed since our last activity report we have moved forward at a steady pace, and now is a good moment to recall the key accomplishments, putting them in perspective in the […]

diciembre 28, 2018

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Software Heritage and GNU Guix join forces to enable long term reproducibility

Our mission is to collect, preserve, and share the source code of all software that is publicly available, including its full development history. To this end, we already periodically fetch and archive source code from a growing set of origins: release tarballs from the GNU servers, repositories from GitHub, packages from PyPI, and much more. […]

abril 18, 2019

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Software Heritage participating organization of Google Summer of Code 2019

We are excited to announce that Software Heritage has been chosen as one of Google Summer of Code 2019 participating organization. Google Summer of Code is a global program focused on bringing more student developers into open source software development. During their Summer break, students work with an open source organization on a 3 month […]

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CAST Software

CAST is strongly committed to helping any software organization willing to leverage open source artifacts. We are proud to support Software Heritage’s noble mission and to collaborate on creating the world’s most accurate open source component provenance service to ease adoption by eradicating related IP risks. — Vincent Delaroche, Chairman and CEO, CAST

marzo 5, 2019

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CAST Software

Together with Software Heritage, we are creating the most comprehensive and automated solution for managing third-party license and security risk across the global software supply chain. The resulting Software Intelligence generated from CAST’s unique and patented reverse-engineering technology will deliver real-time visibility into outdated or vulnerable components that need to be addressed as a priority […]

marzo 5, 2019

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You can “save code now”!

A enu reading "Features," "Search," "Vault," and "Save code now."

Software Heritage is now open for your source code submissions!   Search engines use something called a Web crawler to systematically “crawl,” or look through, the Web in order to create indexes that can be searched through. In order to populate the Software Heritage Archive we also use a crawler, but unfortunately, unlike for usual […]

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Welcoming FossID as the first member of the Software Heritage mirror network

We are excited to announce today that FossID, one of our early sponsors, has decided to work with us to establish the first independent mirror of the Software Heritage archive, a very important step forward in making Software Heritage a resilient common infrastructure. A mission at the service of humankind The clearly stated mission of […]

diciembre 7, 2018

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GitLab joins the Archive

GitLab, a major web-based, public git repository forge, is now fully archived into the Software Heritage archive. We will continue to periodically update this section of the archive, to keep it up-to-date with changes pushed to repositories hosted on gitlab.com. GitLab is used by NASA, CERN, and the GNOME Foundation. The software powering gitlab.com is […]

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