On Tuesday 27 October 2009, Benito Mourelo Caldeiro wrote:
On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 09:56 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> If "git command" vs "git-command" is the only incompatibility,
> be trivial to provide the latter in the package with tiny wrapper scripts
> or even just one that parses $0 and add symlink to it for each needed
> command, or install that script multiple times with different names and
> hardlink them if wanted, or... (see for example rpmdev-md5, rpmdev-sha*
> and friends in rpmdevtools).
No problem, I build a package from the last SRPM at git-scm.com
are in /usr/libexec/git-core. You only need to append it to $PATH if you
you prefer the old mode.
Well, if one needs to do that manually, it's not backwards compatible. And
even adding a new dir to $PATH wouldn't help scripts that use absolute paths
pointing to the old location of the tools.
(I don't have an opinion whether to update git in EPEL or not.)