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MSysGit is adding a cygwin prefix to non-cygwin paths and then failing to find its current directory

I've had Cygwin's git installed on my Windows 7 64 bit machine and it's been working fine. However, I've found myself wanting to be able to use git from non-Cygwin programs (in particular, Windows ...
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Default permission for new file cygwin on Windows 7

I am using cygwin on Windows 7 professional. When I create new files such as MyNewFile.java it seems to get default permission set to 755. This is not what I want. I want it to be 644 for regular ...
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Git for Cygwin and file permissions

Why does git for Cygwin always get confused with file permissions? The file didn't change. TortoiseGIT doesn't think it is modified. DOS Git doesn't think it's modified. $ git diff README.md diff ...
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Git fails to launch Vim in Cygwin

I have Git working with Vim in a Powershell environment on my work laptop (Windows 7). It pops up Vim when I commit or use my git vimdiff alias. I have attempted the same setup under Cygwin (being a ...
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cygwin git default web browser

I just installed git using cygwin. I then tried using git help status but I received the error fatal: '/usr/share/doc/git-doc': not a documentation directory. And indeed, there is no folder git-doc in ...
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cygwin git documentation

I just installed git using cygwin. I then tried using git help status but I received the error fatal: '/usr/share/doc/git-doc': not a documentation directory. And indeed, there is no folder git-doc in ...
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Cygwin won't start Gitk

Hey I have followed this answer to solve problem with running GUI applications under Cygwin. So far it seems okay, but when I try to open gitk it will complain on that it cannot find any git ...
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How to install git-cola in cygwin?

This might be a stupid question, however I can't get it working. I know it has been ported. I've found both the sources and the binaries. I've downloaded all the files from here and tried cygwin ...
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Setting up SSH/Git on Cygwin yields “Bad permissions on ~/.ssh/config”

I'm attempting to setup Git with OpenSSH under Cygwin. I almost got everything setup. I have the agent and public key and all that.. but now I get this really weird error: $ git pull -u origin master ...
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Cygwin cannot create .ssh

I'm having some trouble using Git with cygwin. "Could not create directory '/home/Craig/.ssh'. The authenticity of host 'github.com (207.97.227.239)' can't be established. RSA key fingerprint ...
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Error on git clone in cygwin: error: inflate: data stream error (invalid code lengths set)

I am trying to clone a repository using git on cygwin. Machine is a Windows XP machine, running a newly updated version of cygwin I have cloned this repository without any trouble previously, but on ...
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Cygwin - Repo with Separate Git/Working Dir Doesn't Work

Since I've switched to OS X and Vim, I've found it easiest to manage all of my 'dotfiles' (all of my configuration files and miscellaneous scripts) with Git. Having already set up my dotfiles in a ...
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How can I make files I check out with git on Windows writable by default in Cygwin?

I'm developing on Windows and I prefer to run git and build commands from the Windows command line, but I also enjoy using cygwin sometimes when I want to just explore the project repository using my ...
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Can Git GPG program be used for s3cmd?

My ultimate goal is to be able to put files onto my Amazon EC2 server. After a month of failed attempts at getting SSH access to the server, I have decided to try s3cmd and eventually migrate files ...
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208 views

Why does sed cause git to consider the entire file rewritten?

Using Cygwin on Win7x32, when I use sed to replace some values in a file, git then considers the entire file to be completely rewritten (i.e., 500 insertions, 500 deletions). What's going on here? ...
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Using git through cygwin on windows 8

I've got a windows 8 dev preview (not sure if it's relevant, but I never had this hassle on w7) machine and I'm trying to clone a git repo from github. The problem is that my ~/.ssh/id_rsa has 440 ...
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fatal: Out of memory? mmap failed: Invalid argument

Upon doing git add . I get the following message - fatal: Out of memory? mmap failed: Invalid argument I am using git on cygwin on Windows 7 What does this mean?
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gVim as git editor under cygwin

I use msysgit and I'd like to have gvim as my git editor. I use cygwin bash instead of git bash. Running $ /cygdrive/c/Program\ Files\ \(x86\)/Vim/vim73/gvim.exe starts gvim. But if I set this ...
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Make msysgit work with cygwin ssh?

git-upload-pack errors occur when sshing into cygwin. sshd in cygwin does not take paths from .bash_profile as expected in a *nix environment. What is the way to remedy this and make msysgit work ...
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cygwin git status and tortoise git commit show different changes

On my Win7 Pro 64-bit machine I have TortoiseGit and cygwin with git. If I try to find the pending changes I do get different results from cygwin and TortoiseGit. I'm sure the result of cygwin git is ...
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Mount drive at /Volumes/NAME/ or similar in Cygwin

I'm using Cygwin on Windows 7. When I plug in an USB stick, the drive automatically gets mounted to /cygdrive/x . This is good and really easy to use. My problem is that the drive letter changes ...
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Cygwin git pull not a command

All of a sudden git pull stopped working on cygwin. It gives me this recursive error message. git: 'pull' is not a git command. See 'git --help'. Did you mean this? pull I can do a git ...
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Cygwin/Git Bizarre Terminal Issue

Alright, this is weird. First off, this is mintty running on up-to-date cygwin, with git pulled from cygwin's setup.exe. I am running zsh. $ git clone ...
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Why is tortoise-git changing my file permissions?

I switch between using tortoise git and cmd line git on cygwin very frequently, and lately I've noticed that when I git status via cygwin and no changes are found, then I go to use tortoise git, and ...