, the powerful 'Source Code Management
' tool is of great help in computer programming and the prime emphasis of this tool is its speed. This tool is developed essentially for Linux kernel development
, however when it is imported to faq/windows-102 Windows,
] it faces difficulty. The tool loses its efficiency on faq/windows-102 Windows
] and uploading and downloading of the file becomes very slow. To compile GIT
on this OS,Msysgit
is the best option because of the easy installation procedure and the download size of the file. Points that should be noted while downloading - the option 'use Git Bash
' must be selected and the latest mainline version of this Linux kernel must be downloaded.
GIT for Windows
Git is a powerful Source Code Management tool. However, GIT is not fully supported by Windows. One of the most notable difficulties is that of losing work when porting the Unixy tool to Windows. Another issue is the comparatively slow uploading and downloading of files.
is one the best packages for compiling GIT for windows. Msysgit is a user friendly tool and is very easy to install compared to its alternatives and the download size is about 8MB. It is well known for being very fast and productive.The download link for msysgit is: http://code.google.com/p/msysgit/
During installation, select "use Git Bash", leaving other options as they are.
Test: Download the latest mainline version for Linux
To test it, you should download the latest mainline version of the Linux kernel. Then make a copy of the tree with git-clone as described below:
- Go to Start > Programs > Git > Git Bash
- This wil open a shell
- Type the following commands:
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