[implementations-list] style; VCS

Štěpán Němec stepnem at gmail.com
Sat Mar 20 17:53:16 CET 2010

On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 02:42:28PM +0000, Vegard Øye wrote:
> I would like to use Git. I really would. I have one and only one
> objection against it, and that's (what I hear is) poor Windows
> support. (Before you ask, I'd rather run Linux on my machine, but it's
> not possible.)

Right... Unfortunately I can't really offer much help in that respect; I
also don't know how your Windows workflow looks like -- e.g. if you used
Cygwin, then you could use Git in Cygwin roughly the same way you would
on Linux (I guess :)).

Other than that, the "Git on Windows" page on the Git wiki
<https://git.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/MSysGit:Home> (contents of which
are really just the same as the msysGit project home page
really seems to suggest that it's still rather for the adventurous, and
mentions using Cygwin in case something goes awry (but it might be
somewhat dated).

You might also have a look at other Git front-ends
some of which mention working on Windows -- there is even a Git port of

> But let's try. viper-in-more-modes is our testbed again:
>     git://git.assembla.com/viper-in-more-modes.git
> To convert from SVN, I typed the following commands:
>     git svn clone --stdlayout http://svn6.assembla.com/svn/viper-in-more-modes
>     git remote add origin git at git.assembla.com:viper-in-more-modes.git
>     git push origin master

Again, the repo looks fine.


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