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Re: pkg/42168: 18.104.22.168 on 4.0.1 success
The following reply was made to PR pkg/42168; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Dan McMahill <dmcmahill%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Cc: bjs%NetBSD.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: pkg/42168: 22.214.171.124 on 4.0.1 success
Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2009 23:15:32 -0500
der Mouse wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR pkg/42168; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: der Mouse <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: pkg/42168: 126.96.36.199 on 4.0.1 success
> Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2009 22:57:03 -0500 (EST)
> I found building git 188.8.131.52 on NetBSD/i386 4.0.1 to be a fairly easy
> thing. In off-list email, I was prompted to drop a note to this PR
> reporting this.
> Checking my git install, I find cd -P in only one place, that being
> git-sh-setup. This might have caused trouble if I were trying to set
> up a git repository on my machine, which I wasn't; while possibly a
> problem, it did not lead to "a totally non-functional git".
> Perhaps breaking setup is enough for dmcmahill to consider git totally
> non-functional. Or perhaps this is a version difference.
It has been a while, but I think the first thing I tried was to clone a
repository and it failed with the 'cd -P' thing. I can't recall now if
there were 2 spots or just the 1 spot that had 'cd -P'. As near as I
can tell this is the first operation that most users probably need to do
so I considered it quite fatal.
Anyway, thanks for attaching the patches. I've just been way to buried
to spend the small amount of time needed to fix this.
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