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Single directory for global git configuration files on Windows

I have a git repository that has my git configurations, i.e. config and ignore files. On GNU Linux I clone this repository to ~/.config since git respects $XDG_CONFIG_HOME. I would like to use a ...
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What are the implications of a shared git clone if the source repository is remote?

So, the a git shared repository seems to be more or less perfect for keeping folders with large blobs in sync. I have something like 700 GB of pictures and videos I want to distribute across my ...
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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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Explorer stops responding when opening Git Bash

When I open Git Bash from the Explorer context menu, Explorer stops responding, regardless whether the folder is a Git folder. Immediately when I close Git Bash, Explorer starts to respond again. My ...
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git clone fails with “bad object” under msys2 in a VM

When I try to git clone a github project under my Windows 7 - MSYS2 VirtualBox VM, it fails: laurent@Win7 ~/Dev $ LANG="en" GIT_TRACE="1" git clone git://github.com/nanomsg/nanomsg.git trace: ...
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Installing Git on Windows

I've installed several different versions of Git on Windows all with the same failure. I get an error "libssh2.dll is not installed on this computer...". I looked around the installation files, and, ...
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Automated git pull on Windows 8 as system

I have installed msysgit for windows 8. I am attempting to automate a git pull every 5 minutes. I am using scheduled tasks to run a script I wrote. The schedule task's action is: powershell ...
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Slow msysGit performance on mapped network drive

I have a development web server with an application directory mapped to my local machine as drive Z: (e.g. \\web_server\wwwroot). The shared folder requires domain credentials to access (my domain ...
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MsysGit gets differend look&feel depending on, how it is called

When I start msysgit (C:\msysgit\msysgit\msys.bat) from its directory, it has an other visual settings, as when I start it over a shortcut in the Quick Launch. Why? How can I change it?
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How do I set the startup dir for a new Tab using msysgit sh.exe in Console2?

My Tab Shell: C:\msys\1.0\bin\sh.exe --login -i However Startup Dir doesn't seem to work, neither with C:\ nor /c/. There is a similar question here, but it deals with Explorer extensions. I'm ...
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Accessing a remote Windows “Git Bash” prompt from a Linux machine?

"Git Bash" is a program that comes with Git for Windows. In order to get to a Git Bash prompt on a remote Windows machine from a linux machine, my usual process is to use remmina to open an RDP ...
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Github's Windows application versus Git-1.7.11 (aka MSYSGit)

I was using MSYSGit. Recently installed Github's Windows application. It crashed 1-2 times while "extracting the GIT. Please wait" screen. Then worked. I got some questions Is there any chance that ...
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Why is a branch not displayed in Msysgit?

I have a branch called "develop" in my repository (as confirmed by git branch -a). However, I do not see it in the history view of Msysgit. Is there something special about this branch that causes ...
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What is causing git byte order error?

I can no longer git svn rebase (using msysgit on Windows 7). The error starts with: Byte order is not compatible at ../../lib/Storable.pm And ends with: Could not unmemoize function ...
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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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git-tfs and msysgit on Windows 7

I've installed msysgit [msysGit-fullinstall-1.7.4-preview20110204.exe] on Windows 7 64-bit, and extracted git-tfs [GitTfs-0.11.0.zip] into a directory on my machine. I've setup both the msysgit ...
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sh.exe and ls significantly slower than usual on MSYS bash and GIT

I use MSYS Git and have the MSYS shell installed. I run Windows XP. All of the sudden basic tasks like runnig ls take many many seconds (>7 seconds) in the Git Bash shell or in the MSYS shell. ...
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Problem using git on Windows 7 with msysgit and .ssh keys

I'm using git on my Ubuntu machine with my existing ssh keys. Now I have to use Git on Windows 7, and need to use the same keypairs. I have set up msysgit and created an .ssh folder in ...
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340 views

Problem using Git and CVS

I'm trying to use Git at work on Windows using msysgit (though Cygwin), but we are stuck with a central CVS repository. So what I have done is made my CVS working folder a Git repository as well. So ...
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Git Bash Here in Console2?

MSysGit installs a context menu item that opens a Git Bash prompt at the currently selected folder; however, this opens a cmd.exe window and I would like it to open in Console2 instead. What ...
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Can't Install msysgit/tortoisegit

I ran msysGit-netinstall-1.7.0.2-preview20100407-2.exe.   (http://code.google.com/p/msysgit/downloads/list) Then I ran TortoiseGit-1.4.4.0-64bit.msi. ...
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Is there a way to run git within Powershell?

Is there a way to run git within Powershell? I have a Windows 7 box with msysgit. I'd like to have a single shell to also run all my git commands as well as play around with Powershell scripting.
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Git remote add doesn't work

I'm trying to add a remote server from my git bash prompt with something like: git remote add origin ssh://myserver.pair.com/usr/home/myname/myrepo.git fatal: Not a git repository (or any of the ...