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Re: gnulib bootstrap and git submodules

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: gnulib bootstrap and git submodules
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 09:54:31 -0700
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According to Jim Meyering on 2/17/2010 10:21 AM:
>> or should we just assume that git 1.6.4 or newer is widespread enough to
>> not be worth the hassle?
> I'd prefer to assume git 1.6.4 to keep things simpler, at least until
> someone comes up with a compelling reason to add code to support older git.

Libvirt came up with the compelling reason - Fedora Core 11 only has, and RPEL 5 is back at git 1.5.5.  This should fix it, by
borrowing ideas from m4's bootstrap script.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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