Git Migration: github with svn access

John Ralls jralls at
Sat Jan 28 21:06:14 EST 2012

On Jan 28, 2012, at 2:30 PM, Christian Stimming wrote:

> Am Freitag, 27. Januar 2012, 19:04:10 schrieb Andy Clayton:
>>> If I have some time during the next days, I'll look into porting the
>>> SVN-
>>> dependencies in our build scripts to using git. Also, I don't think it's
>>> necessary to distinguish tags that should trigger a build from those
>>> which don't - we can just as well have *each* tag trigger a rebuild on
>>> its own. The build server "just" needs a list of tag and SHA1.
>> Is the switch to git stuck on 1) the sed crash on windows after adding
>> git and then 2) porting the build scripts?
> Yes, both.
> The porting of the build scripts is a task that I thought I could look into, 
> but don't have had time for it so far.
> The sed crash indicates a conflict of msys-git's msys environment with the 
> build server's main msys environment. Maybe we can live with that by calling 
> git by its absolute path so that its msys DLLs are not in PATH, but I haven't 
> checked this further.

No, that won't work, because it will still need $PATH to find its dlls. 

Jhbuild-windows (, don't use the GnomeLive! page, it doesn't work) where he uses a one-line .cmd file to run git from inside Msys:

@c:\\tools\\git\\bin\\sh.exe -c "/c/tools/git/bin/git %*"

John Ralls

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