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Subject: Re: About GIT

Re: About GIT

From: Rafaël Carré <>
Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010 15:34:11 +0200

On Sun, 13 Jun 2010 11:23:54 +0200
Dominik Riebeling <> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 2:01 AM, Rafaël Carré
> <> wrote:
> > Here are a few nice things which could make our life easier:
> git works great on Linux. However, there are quite a few problems with
> using git on Windows. I've tried it a couple of times but ended up
> with using git on Windows mostly only as a history-mirror for svn.

I know some VLC developers use git on windows: (did you try the msysgit?)

But I don't know how badly it works, I just assume using native unix
tools on windows is painful and using a VM is the easiest way: setup
some way to make file transfers between windows and the VM, then you're

Also someone on #videolan mentioned it was possible to use mercurial to
make git checkouts (perhaps mercurial works better on windows)

Rafaël Carré

Received on 2010-06-13

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