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authorJohannes Schindelin <>2006-12-14 10:40:21 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2006-12-14 10:45:23 (GMT)
commit02c9e93547d4c21635beb30895ebb6e37f67833c (patch)
tree903957efd841db85ad45783e292e000380aee95c /INSTALL
parenteab90210be73a7edc043a285340f8dc8973b9f07 (diff)
INSTALL: no need to have GNU diff installed
Since a long time, we have inbuilt diff generation. Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -72,16 +72,6 @@ Issues of note:
- expat library; git-http-push uses it for remote lock
management over DAV. Similar to "curl" above, this is optional.
- - "GNU diff" to generate patches. Of course, you don't _have_ to
- generate patches if you don't want to, but let's face it, you'll
- be wanting to. Or why did you get git in the first place?
- Non-GNU versions of the diff/patch programs don't generally support
- the unified patch format (which is the one git uses), so you
- really do want to get the GNU one. Trust me, you will want to
- do that even if it wasn't for git. There's no point in living
- in the dark ages any more.
- "wish", the Tcl/Tk windowing shell is used in gitk to show the
history graphically