[Numpy-discussion] DVCS at PyCon

Ondrej Certik ondrej@certik...
Thu Apr 9 12:58:56 CDT 2009


On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 7:15 AM, Matthieu Brucher
<matthieu.brucher@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/4/9 David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>:
>> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 10:38 PM, Matthieu Brucher
>> <matthieu.brucher@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 2009/4/9 David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>:
>>>> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 3:34 AM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej@certik.cz> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Yes.
>>>>
>>>> Do you have any windows developers (I am sorry, I am not familiar at
>>>> all with sympy)?
>>>>
>>>> My main concern with git are:
>>>>  - you may need the command line
>>>>  - the index can be confusing (you can avoid learning it at first, but
>>>> still some errors won't make sense before you get it).
>>>>  - git is not discoverable (you need to read some documentation)
>>>
>>> I tried to install git on my computer, as git-svn seemed so nice. I
>>> tried git-svn and it told me that some .pm files are missing. Why did
>>> it install git-svn if some files are missing? And why isn't it
>>> possible to get some information on how to install those missing files
>>> on the Internet.
>>
>> For which system did you install it ? I don't think git-svn work well
>> or at all on windows.
>>
>> Otherwise, git has binary installers for every platform which matters.
>> Installing from sources is a bit harder than bzr/hg, but certainly
>> easier than svn, if you need to,
>
> Installed from source on a RH4. It complains about missing SVN/Core.pm.

One thing about git-svn is that this is not really needed if you just
use git and I installed git from source on many linuxes and clusters
and it just works, as it is just pure C. I usually just use git-svn on
my laptop/workstation, where I install the Debian/Ubuntu packages, and
I create the git repository, upload to github.com or somewhere else
and just work with the git repository.

But I agree that if it installs git-svn and it doesn't just work, it's
a big problem.

Ondrej


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