On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Konstantin Khomoutov <
flatw...@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:

Are you able to run `git init`, `git clone` `git fetch`?
> If they fail, then how? (Please, cite the full error output).
Well, none of the man pages work (which is an annoyance, but not the end of
the world).  I've set up an env var for GIT_EXEC_PATH and GIT_TEMPLATE_PATH
to point to the correct locations, but when I try `git clone`, I get the

[eric git]$ git clone https://e...@git.assembla.com/myproj.git
Cloning into 'myproj'...
Password for 'https://e...@git.assembla.com':
error: RPC failed; result=22, HTTP code = 401
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly

In all fairness, I do not know if that is due to my package being installed
under my home dir vs standard dirs, or if there is a firewall issue/etc,
but I can confirm that a clone to that repo works properly on another
system.  Similarly, I can confirm that I can d/l data from other https
sites without issues.

I would install CentOS 5.5 somewhere (on a virtual machine for
> instance), install the necessary developer tools there and then built
> Git from the source configuring it to use /home/you/git as its "PREFIX".
> Then install it (on the build machine, I mean) using something like

Sure - I was trying to avoid that effort, so was hoping that there would be
some other way(s) to specify the required paths.




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