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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: Git to SVN
Date Fri, 07 Oct 2011 09:55:01 GMT
On Friday, October 7, 2011, Andrey Somov <> wrote:
>>The only platform I know of where git works less than brilliantly is
>>Windows, which ones are you struggling with?
> I think the picture is slightly different. On Windows, Git is just ugly
> awful, you have to install and configure a zillion of tools to get finally
> _incomplete_ support. I do not want to start a DVCS war here. It is not
> proper place. And I do not argue the decision to use Git for CouchDB. I
> want to get up-to-date sources.
> Yes, I tried Windows and I failed.
> is your friend.

> The main platform is Ubuntu 11.04. Only here I can really run the etap
> tests.
> I am afraid the real problem is that the proxy setting is not respected
> somewhere. Because I _could_ clone the Git repository via an Eclipse
> (pure Java Git implementation) using Eclipse's proxy definition. But the
> quality of the Eclipse plugin is so low that I could not go any further.
> When I try the command line, Git fails to connect to the server. All the
> other applications work properly. Git is installed via the standard Ubuntu
> way.
> I even tryed the 'hg-git' to get the sources via Mercurial (because
> Mercurial works for me like a charm on both Ubuntu and Windows).
> Unfortunately, it also has the problems with proxy definition.
> I do not want to waste your time trying to solve it.
> I just want to know whether I can somehow get access to the latest source.
> -
> Andrey

there are the setting http.proxy to configure git with a proxy. You can
apply it globally or per repository.


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