[Python-Dev] Looking for VCS usage scenarios

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Tue Nov 4 03:35:56 CET 2008

On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 17:59, Stephen J. Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> wrote:
> Jesse Noller writes:
>  > I don't see how git can be considered given poor windows support -
>  > compilation on OS/X can be a bear too.
> I can't speak to the "poor Windows support", but I've been compiling
> both in MacPorts (pretty much every MacPorts release, which is like
> weekly) and from the kernel.org repo (intermittently, 1-3 months
> apart) on Mac OS X since git 0.99 and the only trouble is with the
> documentation (and the never-ending stream of bugs in port and/or the
> Portfile, of course).  I doubt this is a problem on Mac OS X any more,
> if it ever was.

Well, when I decided to compile git from scratch on OS X when Neil
posted the git mirror it took bloody forever thanks to the docs having
an insane build requirement.


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