New git in EPEL?

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Tue Oct 27 15:03:21 UTC 2009

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 9:16 PM, Michael Stahnke <mastahnke at> wrote:
> After some discussion in IRC (Fedora-admin) we are wondering if
> pushing a new git in EPEL is a good idea.  There are some changes such
> as git-command vs git command.  So there could be some breakage.
> Should we push a new git and cause some breakage or stick with old-n-busted?
> My thoughts are to push out a new one, since I think if you are using
> git, you curse everytime you touch this old crusty thing :)

Can the differences be papered over with a script? I would prefer to
have the commands act appropriately  versus dealing with broken
scripts that people did not think would occur.

Stephen J Smoogen.

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