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How install git on CentOS? I find this manual. Is it good?

  • Not programming question - and have you tried? It looks fine. – user28457 Feb 23 '10 at 14:51
  • This is the server on which the application is running right now, so I'm afraid to experiment. – Pavel Druzyak Feb 23 '10 at 15:06
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yum install gettext-devel expat-devel curl-devel zlib-devel openssl-devel
cd /usr/local/src
wget http://kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/git-1.7.5.tar.gz
tar xzvf git-1.7.5.tar.gz
cd git-1.7.5
make prefix=/usr/local all
make prefix=/usr/local install
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Add the EPEL repository, then install it using yum.

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yum install git-core

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Note everyone: git comes in the stranded centos 6 repos but for 5 you will need EPEL or freshmeat etc or from source.

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I provide RPMs for git 1.7 in the Webtatic repository, as the kernel.org RPM's are incompatible with CentOS's old rpm installer.

http://www.webtatic.com/blog/2009/09/git-on-centos-5/