[SciPy-dev] The future of SciPy and its development infrastructure

Robert Cimrman cimrman3@ntc.zcu...
Mon Feb 23 10:48:14 CST 2009


Stéfan van der Walt wrote:
> Hi Chuck
> 
> 2009/2/23 Charles R Harris <charlesr.harris@gmail.com>:
>>> 1) Distributed revision control system: David Cournapeau and myself have
>>> been test driving Git [1] on SciPy and NumPy for a while.  It is fast, well
>>> supported, has great branch support, and is simple to use for the average
>>> contributor, while allowing powerful patch-carving for the more adventurous.
>> I really like Git, but... the last time I looked windows support wasn't up
>> to snuff. Does anyone have more recent feedback on the windows situation?
> 
> I've read that msysgit (http://code.google.com/p/msysgit/) works well.
>  From http://garrys-brain.blogspot.com/2008/04/git-for-windows-msysgit.html
> :
> 
> """
> I would say Git For Windows is very close to being "ready" and
> providing you are not in need of the more difficult corner cases it is
> ready for production use. The guys working on it have done a great
> job.
> """
> 
> I can't vouch for this information, so it would be great to hear from
> someone who tried it themselves.

I have tried git on windows XP a few days ago, and it was smooth - the 
installation using the usual wizard, launching git gui (no command line 
needed!), looking at an existing project...

And did not done anything fancy, though.

r.


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