git migration

Peter Kümmel syntheticpp at
Fri Sep 14 13:23:44 PDT 2007

Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Havoc Pennington wrote:
>> I had the impression I was the only one "against"[1] moving to git, so
>> I told Ryan it was probably fine.
>> If anyone is strongly against it then start a discussion about why,
>> otherwise we'll give it a try.
> My only objection is doing this without some thinking before and then 
> splintering the community.
> That said, I do approve of a move to git.
> I can think of the following arguments against it (and rebuttals):
> - can't access git over my company's firewall
>   huh? How are you accessing CVS now?

Ask for a hole at port 9418.

> - can't easily install it on Windows
>   msysgit has made a lot of progress recently and we have developers using 
>   it exclusively at the office instead of p4.

cygwin works fine, it's officially supported.

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