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From: Greg KH <>
To: Linus Torvalds <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>,,
Subject: Re: [GIT PATCH] TTY/serial patches for 3.3-rc1
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 17:11:01 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 04:27:22PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 4:13 PM, Greg KH <> wrote:
> >
> > Or I can spend the time to get the new version of git installed.
> > Wrestling with my scripts or rpm, I don't know which is worse...
> Why do either?
> The sane way to do things is to just
>     cd
>     mkdir src
>     cd src
>     git clone git://
>     cd git
>     make
>     make install
> all as a regular user. It will install in your $(HOME)/bin, so just
> put that first in the path. No need to fight rpm, no need to fight
> your scripts, you should be pretty much all done.

Nice, for some reason I thought it would do the horrible /usr/local/
thing, and get all messed up with the installed version.

Ok, now done, so much for fighting with rpm, thanks, that made my day.

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2012-01-31  1:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-01-30 21:12 [GIT PATCH] TTY/serial patches for 3.3-rc1 Greg KH
2012-01-30 23:19 ` Linus Torvalds
2012-01-30 23:20   ` Linus Torvalds
2012-01-31  0:13     ` Greg KH
2012-01-31  0:27       ` Linus Torvalds
2012-01-31  1:11         ` Greg KH [this message]
2012-01-31  0:12   ` Greg KH

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