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Re: Switching from CVS to GIT

From: Nicolas Pitre
Subject: Re: Switching from CVS to GIT
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 12:04:29 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 16 Oct 2007, David Brown wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 02:25:21AM -0400, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > On the other hand, what packages have 100K files?  If there's only one
> > -- the Linux kernel -- then I think this kind of performance is for
> > all practical purposes unimportant on Windows, because while it is
> > reasonable to assume that someone would like to use git on Windows,
> > assuming that someone will develop the Linux kernel on Windows is --
> > how should I put it -- _really_ far-fetched ;-)
> Oh, I wish others could think this clearly.  Quoting a serious line off of
> a task list at an unnamed company:
>   - Make Linux kernel compile under windows.
> I don't think it will move past just being a wish list item, but there seem
> to be people that think it should be done.

Linux is compilable on Windows, and has been for a long time already.
With Cygwin it is pretty trivial to do.  I prefer native Linux though.


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