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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Well done. Test an alpha version, which is also _marked_ as such, and then complain.

    I mean, really. Cygwin Git is functional since long ago. MinGW Git is _not even in any official release_. You did not even bother to research that.

    But I guess that is to be expected, as it is to be expected that Windows users will _never_ help to improve on the programs they want to use.

    I see git gui improving day by day. I see MinGW Git improving day by day. And I see _nothing_ coming from Windows users.

    But then it al
    • Well done. Read a short review, which makes no reference to an assumption that it is an official release, and assume because the reviewer is using Windows that they implicitly hate you.

      Firstly, I couldn't care less about cygwin. I've had enough problems with it over the years that I simply am not going to use it. There's too much pain there.

      As for not researching, I'm quite aware this isn't a mainline release. I noticed that from the fact the download URI was from some third-party URI.

      Further, it DOES suck,
      • I do not know how you came to the conclusion that the installer (I guess you were using the one from lilypond.org) would be usable.

        It is _known_ that it lacks bash and perl, for example, and Git is not usable without bash and perl for the moment. It is not even a proof-of-concept git, but a proof-of-concept installer.

        It's as if you would take an architect's model of a house and complain that it is so small that you cannot live in there.

        So no, there is no excuse that you tested the installer. None at all.

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        • I do not know how you came to the conclusion that the installer (I guess you were using the one from lilypond.org) would be usable.

          Why else would you distribute an installer?