Subject: Re: [boost] [Git] Moving beyond arm waving?
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-07 07:45:03
On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 9:59 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 2/6/2011 8:17 PM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 10:38 PM, Rene Rivera<grafikrobot_at_[hidden]>
>>> On 2/2/2011 9:44 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> Could someone put together a guide as to how to install TortoiseGit
>>> successfully and minimally?
>> See https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/wiki/Git/InstallTortoiseGit
>> This was done hurriedly, but should be at least close.
> I eventually figured it out with help from some kind #boost IRC people. But
> you should mention in the guide that one needs to get the "Git-1.**.exe"
> download. As the rest are for doing development of Git itself. And in case
> anyone is curious that install contains:
> * Approximately 72 executables, including: bash, perl, tcl, tk, ssh, bison,
> bzip2, vim, rxvt, tar, and many more.
> * 88 DLLs
> * A bunch of help files, as HTML, which is good I guess. But I would have
> preferred having the option to not install them.
> * A total of 2,578 files in 222 directories.
> For a total install size of 172MB, and then adding the 18MB for TurtoiseGit,
> makes for a 190MB footprint.
The TortoiseGit and msysGit installs have lots of issues. If anyone
cares, they should report the problems to the TortoiseGit and msysGit
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