Git has too many freaking dependencies

Yaakov Nemoy loupgaroublond at
Fri Feb 15 16:25:56 UTC 2008

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 11:19 AM, Daniel P. Berrange
<berrange at> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 11:13:45AM -0500, Yaakov Nemoy wrote:
>  > Hey list,
>  >
>  > Before I go and submit a bug, I would like to ask why git requires
>  > that i install so many dependencies?  Apparently, to manage files, git
>  > requires no less than CVS, Subversion, emacs-common and emacs-git, and
>  > tk.  Below is a log from yum.  I'm not complaining too much as I will
>  > need these tools too, but it strikes me as very odd that git requires
>  > that I have not only a working kitchen sink, but a dishwasher, and
>  > servants to load it every day.
>  If you don't want it all then don't install it.
>  If you just need the core git commands, then just install 'git-core'

Thanks for the fast answers.  Glad to know it's not actually a bug.

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