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Re: Git has too many freaking dependencies

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 11:13:45AM -0500, Yaakov Nemoy wrote:
> Hey list,
> Before I go and submit a bug, I would like to ask why git requires
> that i install so many dependencies?  Apparently, to manage files, git
> requires no less than CVS, Subversion, emacs-common and emacs-git, and
> tk.  Below is a log from yum.  I'm not complaining too much as I will
> need these tools too, but it strikes me as very odd that git requires
> that I have not only a working kitchen sink, but a dishwasher, and
> servants to load it every day.

If you don't want it all then don't install it.

If you just need the core git commands, then just install 'git-core'

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