On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 11:01 AM, Erik Faye-Lund <kusmab...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 10:48 AM, Erik Faye-Lund <kusmab...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> So it seems that 08900987 ("Decide whether to build http-push in the
>> Makefile") makes a bad assumption about the availability of
>> curl-config on new libcurl installations; it's not present on "stock"
>> Windows builds.
>
> I wonder, though. That check is over 8 years old. Are that old systems
> (that haven't been upgraded) still able to build Git? Even my old
> RedHat 5 setup has curl 7.15.5...
>
> Perhaps the following is the right thing to do? If not, perhaps we
> could move this complication to configure.ac, which could get the
> version number from the header-file instead? That way, quirks only
> affect quirky systems...
>
> (white-space damaged, I'll post a proper patch if there's some agreement)
> ---
>
> diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
> index 29a555d..6da72e7 100644
> --- a/Makefile
> +++ b/Makefile
> @@ -1133,13 +1133,8 @@ else
>      REMOTE_CURL_NAMES = $(REMOTE_CURL_PRIMARY) $(REMOTE_CURL_ALIASES)
>      PROGRAM_OBJS += http-fetch.o
>      PROGRAMS += $(REMOTE_CURL_NAMES)
> -    curl_check := $(shell (echo 070908; curl-config --vernum)
> 2>/dev/null | sort -r | sed -ne 2p)
> -    ifeq "$(curl_check)" "070908"
> -        ifndef NO_EXPAT
> -            PROGRAM_OBJS += http-push.o
> -        endif
> -    endif
>      ifndef NO_EXPAT
> +        PROGRAM_OBJS += http-push.o
>          ifdef EXPATDIR
>              BASIC_CFLAGS += -I$(EXPATDIR)/include
>              EXPAT_LIBEXPAT = -L$(EXPATDIR)/$(lib)
> $(CC_LD_DYNPATH)$(EXPATDIR)/$(lib) -lexpat

I've built an installer with this patch applied, and it seems to do the trick:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1737924/Git-1.9.2-http-push.exe
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