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authorJohan Herland <johan@herland.net>2007-10-02 23:42:29 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2007-10-03 00:35:29 (GMT)
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Mention 'cpio' dependency in INSTALL
Signed-off-by: Johan Herland <johan@herland.net> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -79,6 +79,9 @@ Issues of note:
- "perl" and POSIX-compliant shells are needed to use most of
the barebone Porcelainish scripts.
+ - "cpio" is used by git-merge for saving and restoring the index,
+ and by git-clone when doing a local (possibly hardlinked) clone.
+
- Some platform specific issues are dealt with Makefile rules,
but depending on your specific installation, you may not
have all the libraries/tools needed, or you may have