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Re: Switching to Git?

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Switching to Git?
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2007 15:14:16 -0300
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Dan McMahill escreveu:
> Another project I'm on has switched to git from cvs and I'm bringing up
> the rear in terms of trying to learn the tool enough to use it without
> making a mess of things.  My biggest complaint, aside from having to
> learn another tool, is that git is not really a lightweight tool for
> some systems.  For example, if you're on solaris you can get cvs from
> the software supplement cd (or whatever that cd is called) and you're
> ready to go.  With git I think you're still building from source and you
> need perl, python, tcl/tk, expat, and curl.  On top of that, git uses a
> homebrew build systems that just doesn't work out of the box on all
> systems.  Luckily I was able to install git via netbsd's pkgsrc on my
> solaris box but without pkgsrc it would have been moderately painful.

This is unfortunate. However, if you're interested, I can try to build
a cross-compile for solaris (I maintain a half-baked mingw Git version,
I could add solaris too). 

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