Difference between revisions of "Quick Windows Git Installation"

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== Overview ==
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* download the "complete" MSI, it includes the Git and Kdiff installers too
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* KDiff Installer becomes hidden under Git Extensions progress window, must look for it underneath or it will appear to sit there forever
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* must not commit to repository using CRLF, use option 1 if not sure
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* if you change any installation paths, you also have to specify them in the profile setup later
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* all options can be changed easily later
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== Details ==
  
  
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[[Image:Git-setup-02.png]]
 
[[Image:Git-setup-02.png]]
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* If you have your own copy of git or a diff tool already, you don't need these, otherwise, select them and you can change them later:
  
 
[[Image:Git-setup-03.png]]
 
[[Image:Git-setup-03.png]]
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[[Image:Git-setup-05.png]]
 
[[Image:Git-setup-05.png]]
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* Make sure it matches your Visual Studio installation, if any:
  
 
[[Image:Git-setup-06.png]]
 
[[Image:Git-setup-06.png]]
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[[Image:Git-setup-08.png]]
 
[[Image:Git-setup-08.png]]
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* Here is the place where you have to look for the KDiff setup window hidden underneath, otherwise it just appears to be stuck here:
  
 
[[Image:Git-setup-09.png]]
 
[[Image:Git-setup-09.png]]
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[[Image:Git-setup-17.png]]
 
[[Image:Git-setup-17.png]]
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* Choosing the second option is safe and is more convenient:
  
 
[[Image:Git-setup-18.png]]
 
[[Image:Git-setup-18.png]]
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* Do not choose the third option, CRLF should not be committed to the repository
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* Most people use the first option
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* If your local filesystem is shared between Linux and Windows environments (e.g. using Samba shared folders), you may want to use the second option:
  
 
[[Image:Git-setup-19.png]]
 
[[Image:Git-setup-19.png]]
  
 
[[Image:Git-setup-20.png]]
 
[[Image:Git-setup-20.png]]

Revision as of 03:46, 16 September 2013


Overview

  • download the "complete" MSI, it includes the Git and Kdiff installers too
  • KDiff Installer becomes hidden under Git Extensions progress window, must look for it underneath or it will appear to sit there forever
  • must not commit to repository using CRLF, use option 1 if not sure
  • if you change any installation paths, you also have to specify them in the profile setup later
  • all options can be changed easily later

Details

Git-setup-01.png

Git-setup-02.png

  • If you have your own copy of git or a diff tool already, you don't need these, otherwise, select them and you can change them later:

Git-setup-03.png

Git-setup-04.png

Git-setup-05.png

  • Make sure it matches your Visual Studio installation, if any:

Git-setup-06.png

Git-setup-07.png

Git-setup-08.png

  • Here is the place where you have to look for the KDiff setup window hidden underneath, otherwise it just appears to be stuck here:

Git-setup-09.png

Git-setup-10.png

Git-setup-11.png

Git-setup-12.png

Git-setup-13.png

Git-setup-14.png

Git-setup-15.png

Git-setup-16.png

Git-setup-17.png

  • Choosing the second option is safe and is more convenient:

Git-setup-18.png

  • Do not choose the third option, CRLF should not be committed to the repository
  • Most people use the first option
  • If your local filesystem is shared between Linux and Windows environments (e.g. using Samba shared folders), you may want to use the second option:

Git-setup-19.png

Git-setup-20.png