Hi Robert,

There are various ways to install Git on OSX. Some use the "official" 
installer from git-scm.com,  others use some package manager like homebrew, 
Fink or Macports. They all will install Git differently, and it ends up 
with what your $PATH looks like.

So, in what way did you install the different versions?

What does your $PATH variable look like?

What do the following commands output?

/usr/bin/git --version  
/usr/local/git/bin/git --version  # this is where the official installer 
goes, I think
/usr/local/bin/git --version # this is where homebrew would put it, I think

Once you figure out which version you want to keep, you should use the 
respective uninstallers to get rid of the other ones. 

You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git 
for human beings" group.
To view this discussion on the web visit 
To post to this group, send email to git-users@googlegroups.com.
To unsubscribe from this group, send email to 
For more options, visit this group at 

Reply via email to