[scl.org] New SCLo collection: git25 ?

Honza Horak hhorak at redhat.com
Fri Mar 4 14:42:26 UTC 2016

On 03/04/2016 11:28 AM, Jarek Polok wrote:
> Hello list
> Current rh collections contain git19 one and my
> understanding is RH is not going to put a newer git
> version in there anytime soon (?) ..

Definitely not into the existing collection, since the versions are not 
compatible. I don't think there is much other work being done towards 
git25 these days either.

> In our place we have received numerous user requests
> to provide git at least version 2.X on 6 and 7
> platforms. We have also recently deployed a GitLab
> site-wide installation which would profit from
> using git >= 2.0 client (my understanding is that
> this concerns gc.autoDetach option which prevents
> "slow pushes" when garbage collection happens)
> Therefore I would like to propose to introduce
> sclo-git25 collection for 6 and 7
> I think it would be an useful addon - and if there
> is some interest I would like to start working on
> packaging ..
> Your opinions ?

Sounds good to me, the name looks fine to me as well.


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