On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 9:19 AM, Michael Weiser
<m.wei...@science-computing.de> wrote:
> Hello Junio,
>
> On Tue, Mar 05, 2013 at 08:13:50AM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>
>> >> Support determining the binaries' installation path at runtime even if
>> >> called without any path components (i.e. via search path).
>
>> The default for any change is not to include it.  Is there any
>> reason why we want this change?
>
> It makes a binary git installation fully relocatable. Seeing how git
> already has basic support for it I thought other people might be
> interested in this.

I think the motivation for the feature in the first place is Windows,
where the installation path isn't known at build-time. In the
unix-world, this is generally known (/usr/bin or something like that).
What's the reason you want it on other platforms?
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