New git in EPEL?

Orion Poplawski orion at
Wed Aug 25 21:25:26 UTC 2010

On 06/22/2010 01:29 PM, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> I wrote:
>> Git has many parts, of which I only make use of a few on a regular
>> basis.  So extra eyes on the various sub-packages and other lesser
>> used bits would be very welcome.
> Thanks to Josh for doing some testing and finding a few issues with
> the previous packages.  Unfortunately, I ran into a bit of a snag
> today.  Newer git requires emacs>= 22.2 for the emacs-git subpackage.
> Is anyone a user of that subpackage that could help test a few
> possible solutions to get an updated git into EL-5 without breaking
> the emacs support (which obviously isn't an option, put the pitchforks
> down, you emacs-haters ;).

Any more progress on this?  At what point dit the emacs >= 22.2 requirement 
come it?  Can we still go to a 1.6.X release?

I'd like to see gitolite in EL-5 but the latest there appears to require git 
1.6.4 or greater.

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