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Re: Switching from CVS to GIT

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Switching from CVS to GIT
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 08:37:58 -0400

> Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 14:31:01 +0200
> From: Johannes Sixt <address@hidden>
> Cc: Johannes Schindelin <address@hidden>,
>       address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>       address@hidden
> > I prefer GCC (the MinGW port), but without the MSYS ports of
> > additional tools.  I use the GnuWin32 ports augmented by some of my
> > own (where GnuWin32 ports are buggy or terribly slow).
> They should work, too. If a tool is missing, ought to notice it soon enough.
> These are important to note, though:
> - The tools must not do their own LF->CRLF conversion when they are used in 
> a pipeline, "just because they know it better".
> - GNU tar is needed (in the cpio emulator).
> - ln must be able to create hard links on NTFS or do the equivalent of
> cp -p
> - GNU cp -al will be needed and should create hard links on NTFS. (I plan to 
> use it for local clones in place of cpio -pl.)
> Any feedback on how git works for you with these tools is appreciated.

Thanks, I will try.

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