Dear diary, on Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 06:37:11AM CEST, I got a letter
where Junio C Hamano <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> told me that...
> We install files in $(HOME)/etc/git-core/templates/ directory.
> In the standard binary distribution scheme, it should probably
> go to either /usr/share or /etc; the former if the distribution
> prefers static boilerplate files in /usr/share, latter if we
> consider them site-specific conffiles.  I just discussed this
> privately with a Debian person on the list today, and we are in
> favor of installing it under /usr/share/git-core/templates,
> because we do not expect the contents of the standard templates
> directory will not be a per-site customization [*1*].
> In any case, this means that the make drivers like and
> debian/rules would need to override some make variables when
> they invoke the main Makefile.

Any reason why that's not the default destination then?

Or you can try /etc/git-core/ and fall back to /usr/share/git-core :-)

                                Petr "Pasky" Baudis
If you want the holes in your knowledge showing up try teaching
someone.  -- Alan Cox
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