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May 2013

Getting a newer version of git onto CentOs 5

Ah the joys of working with vintage OSes. So if you add the usual yum repositories to CentOs 5, git and curl are available in the updates repository. However, if you try to use git and do a push to a web DAV-based repository, say somewhere like github.com, you get the following error: $> git […]

An interesting error on “cvsimport” for git.

I’m writing this up in the hope that google might pick it up, and that it might help people in a similar situation. Lately I have been moving from CVS to git for the storage of my source code. When converting all my projects over, I used tge “cvsimport” function of git. Though a few […]