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Re: Adding a subpackage
- From: Yaakov Selkowitz <yselkowitz at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 06:07:31 -0500
- Subject: Re: Adding a subpackage
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On Sat, 2015-08-08 at 19:39 +0100, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
> On 08/08/2015 06:31, Achim Gratz wrote:
> > Adam Dinwoodie writes:
> > > I've discovered a neat Git tool -- git subtree -- which is part
> > > of Git's
> > > "contrib" directory and isn't something we currently distribute
> > > as part
> > > of any of the existing Git-related packages.
> > openSUSE ships this in git-core since some time. AFAIK the only
> > reason
> > it is still in contrib is the fact that it can't work on Windows.
> Yes, I discovered it at least in part via my Mac, where Homebrew
> installs it as part of the core Git installation too. I'd been
> on just adding it as a new package in Cygwin, without really thinking
> about whether that's actually the right thing to do; do you/anyone
> think it'd be preferable to just roll this into the main Cygwin
> instead of defining a new one?
There seems to be a consensus among distros to include it as part of
the main git package. I suggest we do the same.