[rescue] Has freshmeat.net disappeared forever?
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Wed Jun 25 10:04:30 CDT 2014
On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 07:23:34PM +0000, microcode at zoho.com wrote:
> It seems to me that git is very much based on the idea that Linux is all
> there is (not all that surprising considering its history) and is hard to
> build anywhere else. Have you tried building it from source on another
> platform? I think the fact that Git requires quite a few gnu pieces to
> build, including bash does mean it is Linux specific.
I try not to build anything from source on Windows that I don't
absolutely have to. I just downloaded and installed msys-git to use
it on windows. If you download github for windows, that will come
with msys-git as well.
On OSX, I would expect git to be easy to build, but I haven't bothered
since to build it you will probably install XCode, and XCode includes
a fairly recent version of git since XCode 4.
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