Ricardo Wurmus (2018-02-12 13:53 +0100) wrote: > The default value for “magit-git-executable” (when magit is installed > via Guix) appears to be a store path, such as > “/gnu/store/l7g5r1c2i0bf3cd71g53ajy8khdcyidz-git-2.16.1/bin/git”. This > means that when magit is used over TRAMP it will try to find the exact > same git executable on the remote. > > Instead, magit should only look for “git” on the remote, not for the > exact store location of a particular git executable. > > I could only use magit over TRAMP after setting “magit-git-executable” > to “git”.
If people will agree that changing 'magit-git-executable' is not needed, then I think 'git' can be removed from the inputs as it is used just for that variable. P.S. I also use just "git" for 'magit-git-executable'. -- Alex