[TYPO3-50-general] git and a Package Repository

Michael Sauter mail at michaelsauter.net
Sat May 29 10:26:12 CEST 2010

> -1 For git.
> The last few weeks I've been trying to get things working. I have had no
> problems making patches for core issues using TortoiseSVN on my Windoze
> machine, but git has driven me mad so far.
> There is a Win32 port which looks like TortoiseSVN, but it isn't working
> correctly. msysGit could be installed, but failed to get the stuff back
> to the online repository.
> So far it has cost me too many hours, which I could have spent coding
> and fixing things.
> Unless support for each OS is available with easy tools which make it
> easier and not harder for a developer to contribute code, git is not
> (yet) the way to go for me.
> And maybe I should have spent more time getting to know git, but on the
> other hand starting to use SVN took me hardly any time...

Hi Jigal,

sorry to hear  about that ... have you had a look at 
It's a great, complete book about Git (free online version) which might 
help to understand why Git is how it is sometimes ;) Btw: It also deals 
with using Git as a Subversion client.


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