On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 10:25 PM, Johannes Schindelin
> On Fri, 7 Jun 2013, Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote:
>> Johannes Schindelin wrote:
>> > My initial reaction, too. It was hard enough to get Perl included with Git
>> > for Windows (because of that pesky Subversion dependency).
>> Nevertheless, we had to do it, and we did it.
> That is not quite correct. *I* did it. Not *we*. And I will not do it
That's fine, I can do it. I bet it will be easy.
While at it, why not re-evaluate the whole msysgit approach? I bet we
don't need a whole separate project just to create a Windows
installer. I've written Windows installers before, it's very easy to
do from Linux.
>> Rewriting everything in C? Is anyone bored enough to pick up this task?
>> Bourne shell is a great language for prototyping; git-rebase.sh (and
>> friends), git-stash.sh, git-pull.sh are doing just fine. Sure, it makes
>> sense to do heavy-lifting in C, and this is happening as it has always
>> been happening (remember git-commit.sh?). If you followed the list
>> emails, you'd know that Felipe is looking into delegating large portions
>> of the work done by git-rebase.sh to sequencer.c.
> As you know, there are very good reasons why I do not follow those mails.
To the detriment on the project.
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