Re: First cut at git port to Cygwin

From: Johannes Schindelin <>
Date: 2005-10-05 23:58:22

On Wed, 5 Oct 2005, Jonas Fonseca wrote:

>   user@machine /usr/local/dev/git/git
>   $ git-log
>   fatal: Not a git repository
>   user@machine /usr/local/dev/git/git
>   $ GIT_DIR=.git git-log | wc -l
>   26094

That could have its cause in your .git/HEAD being no symlink. That happens 
when rsync´ing the .git directory.

The other errors could also stem from the fact that quite a few places 
expect HEAD to be a symlink.


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Received on Wed Oct 05 23:58:57 2005

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