[ITA] Git et al

Yaakov Selkowitz yselkowitz@cygwin.com
Wed Jun 11 04:20:00 GMT 2014


On 2014-06-10 17:36, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 05:00:00PM -0500, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
>> On 2014-01-11 14:01, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
>>> Our Git package hasn't been updated in a long time. Although its
>>> maintainer, Eric Blake, has been on the mailing lists, I don't think
>>> he's done any work in keeping Git up-to-date (including replying to a
>>> number of requests for updates), so I'd like to offer to take over.
>>
>> I haven't seen any progress on this for some time.  Adam, are you
>> still working on this, and if so, what issues still remain?
>
> In theory I'm still working on this; in practice I haven't had time to
> devote to it in a while.  I'd (perhaps naively) assumed it would mostly
> Just Work(TM), which turned out not to be the case.
>
> The only outstanding issue with my build is that git-cvs wasn't working.
> That seemed to be down to my build environment, as my attempts to build
> the source code available via the Cygwin mirrors showed the same
> behaviour, but those binaries work as expected.

Are you only testing this with the Cygwin CVS repo?  Have you tried this 
with any other repos?  For example:

:pserver:anoncvs@cygwin.com:/cvs/cygwin-apps setup (Cygwin setup)
:pserver:anoncvs@cygwin.com:/cvs/cygwin htdocs (Cygwin website)


Yaakov



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