New application proposal - git-core SCM

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes
Wed Nov 2 10:31:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 09:38:56AM +0100, Tim O'Callaghan wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 07:49:57PM +0100, Reini Urban wrote:
> > $ cpan String::ShellQuote
> > works out of the box.
> > $ pmq String::ShellQuote
> > 1.03    /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8/String/
> > 
> > cygwin doesn't package each and every perl package.
> > 
> Fair enough. I'll add this to the the git post-install script.

Not sure that's a good idea, since "cpan String::ShellQuote" will
fetch files from the internet (are there other post-installs that do
this?).  Also, if cpan has never been used before, it will go into
a lengthy configuration dialog to set up CPAN::Config.

It would be better to include with your package a git-core-config
script and document that it needs to be run before using git-core.

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