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SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] TTY/serial patches for 3.3-rc1
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 04:27:22PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 4:13 PM, Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
> >
> > Or I can spend the time to get the new version of git installed.
> > Wrestling with my scripts or rpm, I don't know which is worse...
>
> Why do either?
>
> The sane way to do things is to just
>
> cd
> mkdir src
> cd src
> git clone git://github.com/gitster/git
> cd git
> make
> make install
>
> all as a regular user. It will install in your $(HOME)/bin, so just
> put that first in the path. No need to fight rpm, no need to fight
> your scripts, you should be pretty much all done.

Nice, for some reason I thought it would do the horrible /usr/local/
thing, and get all messed up with the installed version.

Ok, now done, so much for fighting with rpm, thanks, that made my day.

greg k-h


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