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From: Dan Jacques <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 4/4] exec_cmd: RUNTIME_PREFIX on some POSIX systems
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 22:25:38 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.>

> In Git for Windows, we have an almost identical patch:
> We just guard the call to system_path() behind a test whether podir is
> already absolute, but these days, system_path() does that itself.
> I am too little of a Perl expert to be helpful with the other patches, but
> I would gladly runa build & test on Windows if you direct me to an
> easily-pullable branch.

Oh interesting - I've only peripherally looked at Git-for-Windows code,
since Chromium uses its packages verbatim (thanks, BTW!). I think you're
correct though - this patch set seems to be doing the same thing.

I've been force-pushing my changes to the "runtime-prefix" branch of my Git
fork for testing. The latest commit on that branch adds a
"config.mak" for testing, so one commit from the branch head will contain
the sum set of this patch series applied at (or near) Git's master branch:

Let me know if this is what you are looking for, and if I can offer any
help with Windows testing. Thanks!

  reply	other threads:[~2017-11-28  3:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-11-27 16:40 [PATCH v3 0/4] RUNTIME_PREFIX relocatable Git Dan Jacques
2017-11-27 16:40 ` [PATCH v3 1/4] Makefile: generate Perl header from template file Dan Jacques
2017-11-27 16:40 ` [PATCH v3 2/4] Makefile: add support for "perllibdir" Dan Jacques
2017-11-27 16:40 ` [PATCH v3 3/4] Makefile: add Perl runtime prefix support Dan Jacques
2017-11-27 16:40 ` [PATCH v3 4/4] exec_cmd: RUNTIME_PREFIX on some POSIX systems Dan Jacques
2017-11-27 23:42   ` Johannes Schindelin
2017-11-28  3:25     ` Dan Jacques [this message]
2017-11-28  3:47       ` Junio C Hamano
2017-11-28 11:36         ` Johannes Schindelin
2017-11-29  1:38         ` Question regarding "next" merge Dan Jacques
2017-11-29  2:18           ` Junio C Hamano
2017-11-28 14:08       ` [PATCH v3 4/4] exec_cmd: RUNTIME_PREFIX on some POSIX systems Johannes Schindelin

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