Wed Jun 19 00:14:00 GMT 2013
On 2013-06-18 08:11, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
> Would it be possible for the Git maintainer to update Git to a more recent
> version than 1.7.9, which was released almost 18 months ago? Git is now on
FWIW, I have been using 1.8 versions for a little while without incident.
> Alternatively, I'd be willing to take over the maintainership, although there
> may be initial teething difficulties as I've only just managed to get Git
> building on my machine, still see it failing some test cases, and have not
> maintained a Cygwin package previously.
For whomever ends up updating git, I would propose a number of changes
There are a number of packaging improvements there, splitting up extra
components by dependencies, installing all the documentation (to fix git
help -w), and a patch to use cygstart as the default "browser" (ditto).
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