Most Centos daemons use something like /etc/sysconfig/<daemonname> <command>. Redhat and Centos has a wrapper cli program 'service' so you can do something like
I'm not familiar with git daemon, but check in /etc/sysconfig and see if there is a git script, if so you can use the service command. Also look at chkconfig for autostart configuration.
service httpd start
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