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Re: [Orgmode] [PATCH 0/2] Teach org-version to include git version infor

From: Bernt Hansen
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] [PATCH 0/2] Teach org-version to include git version information
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 11:16:51 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Nick Dokos <address@hidden> writes:

> Manish <address@hidden> wrote:
>> ... 
>> Do we test if git is installed if we are on a non-Windows system or
>> show whatever error shell returns in case git is not installed?
>> I tried calling cygwin git from CMD shell and it seems to work okay.
>> So I am guessing we need to figure out how to correctly pass git
>> command from Emacs to Windows shell.  I will try to find examples from
>> Org's PDF processing code.
> Bernt's code checks for the existence of the .git subdirectory
> in the parent directory of wherever emacs get the org.el[c] library:
> if it's present, then the assumption is that git is installed.

Well maybe.  I have an older version of Emacs 23 installed on my
windows Eee PC system and I have msysGit installed (not cygwin git) but
it's not available to the shell as a command.  Nothing prevents me from
running org-mode from a git repository there.


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