Thanks, actually just removing git-core did the trick.

Thanks again for the help!

On May 28, 7:50 pm, David Aguilar <dav...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 04:42:18PM -0700, p_W wrote:
>
> > My Ubuntu 9.04 came with git 1.5.4.3.  I have downloaded, compiled,
> > and installed 1.6.3.  I have also 'sudo apt-get remove git git-svn' to
> > try and get rid of the original package.  However, when I run 'git --
> > version' it still says 1.5.4.3.  Do I need to remove git-core?  I am
> > afraid that if I do then it will stop working all together.
>
> It's likely that you're finding the wrong git binary.
> Check the output of `which git`.
>
> If you remove git-core then things will probably work better.
> Where did you install the git you compiled yourself?
>
> By default, running 'make install' installs git to ~/bin/git,
> so all you have to do is add $HOME/bin to your $PATH and things
> will work.
>
> --
>                 David
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