Re: Git 1.3.2 on Solaris

From: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
Date: 2006-05-17 18:28:26
"Stefan Pfetzing" <stefan.pfetzing@gmail.com> writes:

> 1.  fix every single shellscript automatically during the build phase
> 2.  setup a dir which contains symlinks to the "right" binaries and
> put that dir into PATH.

You forgot 3.

  3.  rewrite scripts so that they would require only POSIX;
      for ones that do need GNU extended coreutils to do in
      shell, find other ways, perhaps rewriting the stuff in C.

I am not looking forward to do the g- prefix in the main
Makefile.  The approach to have symlink forest under gitexecdir
(<Pine.LNX.4.64.0605162047380.10823@g5.osdl.org> by Linus) is
more palatable, and I am not opposed to host a script to do so
under contrib/notgnu perhaps.

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