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

Robert Cimrman cimrman3@ntc.zcu...
Mon Feb 23 10:51:07 CST 2009


Robert Cimrman wrote:
> 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.

A little correction: And -> I

I have tried: 
http://msysgit.googlecode.com/files/Git-1.6.1-preview20081227.exe

r.


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